Tyrants have always some slight shade of virtue; they support the laws before destroying them.
Quote by Voltaire
Every one goes astray, but the least imprudent are they who repent the soonest.
It is lamentable, that to be a good patriot one must become the enemy of...
The man who ventures to write contemporary history must expect to be attacked both for...
The infinitely little have a pride infinitely great.
Prejudices are what fools use for reason.
The safest course is to do nothing against one's conscience. With this secret, we can...
To enjoy life, we must touch much of it lightly.
Let us read and let us dance - two amusements that will never do any...
The world embarrasses me, and I cannot dream that this watch exists and has no...
The secret of being a bore... is to tell everything.
It is better to risk saving a guilty person than to condemn an innocent one.
Illusion is the first of the pleasures
It is not sufficient to see and to know the beauty of a work. We...
Work is often the father of pleasure.
Liberty guest amiable, Plants both elbows on the table
This self-love is the instrument of our preservation; it resembles the provision for the perpetuity...
Never argue at the dinner table, for the one who is not hungry always gets...
The multitude of books is making us ignorant.
The cloke that I left at Troas with Carpus, when thou comest, bring with thee,...
Books are a finer world within the world.