The man who ventures to write contemporary history must expect to be attacked both for everything he has said and everything he has not said
Quote by Voltaire
The best is the enemy of the good.
As long as people believe in absurdities they will continue to commit atrocities.
Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us...
Tyrants have always some slight shade of virtue; they support the laws before destroying them
Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time
What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss...
Minds differ still more than faces
It is not inequality which is the real misfortune, it is dependence.
This self-love is the instrument of our preservation; it resembles the provision for the perpetuity...
The great consolation in life is to say what one thinks.
Very learned women are to be found, in the same manner as female warriors; but...
I should like to lie at your feet and die in your arms.
The ancients recommended us to sacrifice to the Graces, but Milton sacrificed to the Devil.
Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd.
It is not love that should be depicted as blind, but self-love.
History is fables agreed upon.
If God created us in his own image, we have more than reciprocated.
Can anyone picture God telling, taking, or enjoying a good joke? The idea is laughable....
God gives all to those, who get up early.
Hopefully God will allow me to turn my biggest mistake into my greatest success.