There are truths which are not for all men, nor for all times.
Quote by Voltaire
Very often, say what you will, a knave is only a fool.
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
To believe in God is impossible - to not believe in Him is absurd
Tears are the silent language of grief
Love has features which pierce all hearts, he wears a bandage which conceals the faults...
Woe to the makers of literal translations, who by rendering every word weaken the meaning!...
The man who ventures to write contemporary history must expect to be attacked both for...
Paradise was made for tender hearts; hell, for loveless hearts.
The truths of religion are never so well understood as by those who have lost...
Do well and you will have no need for ancestors.
Froth at the top, dregs at bottom, but the middle excellent.
I keep to old books, for they teach me something; from the new I learn...
The flowery style is not unsuitable to public speeches or addresses, which amount only to...
I have lived eighty years of life and know nothing for it, but to be...
Whoever serves his country well has no need of ancestors.
One merit of poetry few persons will deny: it says more and in fewer words...
Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy: the mad daughter of a wise...
To the wicked, everything serves as pretext.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
He who is not just is severe, he who is not wise is sad.