To the living we owe respect, but to the dead we owe only the truth.
Quote by Voltaire
Common sense is not so common.
Originality is nothing but judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed from one another. The...
The husband who decides to surprise his wife is often very much surprised himself.
We never live; we are always in the expectation of living.
This self-love is the instrument of our preservation; it resembles the provision for the perpetuity...
I should like to lie at your feet and die in your arms.
Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us...
All men have equal rights to liberty, to their property, and to the protection of...
The man who ventures to write contemporary history must expect to be attacked both for...
I have lived eighty years of life and know nothing for it, but to be...
Meditation is the dissolution of thoughts in Eternal awareness or Pure consciousness without objectification, knowing...
God is a comedian playing to an audience too afraid to laugh.
Better is the enemy of good.
An ideal form of government is democracy tempered with assassination.
The opportunity for doing mischief is found a hundred times a day, and of doing...
Nature has always had more force than education.
It is not enough to conquer; one must learn to seduce.
Doubt is uncomfortable, certainty is ridiculous.
Be at the pains of putting down every single item of expenditure whatsoever every day...
When in doubt do something.