The ladder of success must be set upon something solid before you can start to climb
Quote by Voltaire
It is not love that should be depicted as blind, but self-love.
Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time
It is far better to be silent than merely to increase the quantity of bad...
The best government is a benevolent tyranny tempered by an occasional assassination.
Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal...
Clever tyrants are never punished.
The multitude of books is making us ignorant.
The mouth obeys poorly when the heart murmurs.
When it is a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.
Love is a canvas furnished by Nature and embroidered by imagination.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: 'O Lord,...
A man loved by a beautiful woman will always get out of trouble.
Now, now my good man, this is no time for making enemies.
Is there anyone so wise as to learn by the experience of others?
Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe.
Anyone who has the power to make you believe absurdities has the power to make...
It is fancy rather than taste which produces so many new fashions
All the reasonings of men are not worth one sentiment of women.
To the wicked, everything serves as pretext.
My life is a struggle.