To the wicked, everything serves as pretext.
Quote by Voltaire
How pleasant it is for a father to sit at his child's board. It is...
Minds differ still more than faces
I have lived eighty years of life and know nothing for it, but to be...
He shines in the second rank, who is eclipsed in the first.
It is as impossible to translate poetry as it is to translate music.
Friendship is the marriage of the soul, and this marriage is liable to divorce.
I am very fond of truth, but not at all of martyrdom.
I disapprove of what you say, but I defend to the death your right to...
Now, now my good man, this is no time for making enemies.
It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere.
Satire lies about literary men while they live and eulogy lies about them when they...
Injustice in the end produces independence.
Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass...
My life is a struggle.
He was a great patriot, a humanitarian, a loyal friend - provided, of course, that...
Liberty guest amiable, Plants both elbows on the table
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent Him.
May god defend me from my friends; I can defend myself from my enemies.
Do not use a hatchet to remove a fly from your friend's forehead.
When the character of a man is not clear to you, look at his friends.
Thy friendship oft has made my heart to ache; do be my enemy for friendship's...