True eloquence consists in saying all that is necessary, and nothing but what is necessary.
Quote by Heinrich Heine
Oh, what lies there are in kisses.
When the heroes go off the stage, the clowns come on.
Like a great poet, Nature knows how to produce the greatest effects with the most...
Every man, either to his terror or consolation, has some sense of religion.
I do not know if she was virtuous, but she was ugly, and with a...
When words leave off, music begins.
I have never seen an ass who talked like a human being, but I have...
Woman is at once apple and serpent
In politics, as in life, we must above all things wish only for the attainable.
Music played at weddings always reminds me of the music played for soldiers before they...
Christ rode on an ass, but now asses ride on Christ.
In these times we fight for ideas and newspapers are our fortress.
He only profits from praise who values criticism.
Matrimony; the high sea for which no compass has yet been invented.
Human misery is too great for men to do without faith.
Those who begin by burning books will end by burning people.
Whether a revolution succeeds or fails people of great hearts will always be sacrificed to...
Ask me not what I have, but what I am.
Sleep is good, death is better; but of course, the best thing would to have...
The fundamental evil of the world arose from the fact that the good Lord has...