Tyrants have always some slight shade of virtue; they support the laws before destroying them
Quote by Voltaire
Love has features which pierce all hearts, he wears a bandage which conceals the faults...
God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves...
Paradise was made for tender hearts; hell, for loveless hearts.
Self-love is the instrument of our preservation.
Poetry is the music of the soul, and, above all, of great and feeling souls.
He must be very ignorant for he answers every question he is asked
I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right...
Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us...
All the citizens of a state cannot be equally powerful, but they may be equally...
Minds differ still more than faces
I am very fond of truth, but not at all of martyrdom.
Prejudices are what fools use for reason.
History is only the register of crimes and misfortunes.
We must distinguish between speaking to deceive and being silent to be reserved.
Love truth, and pardon error.
The best is the enemy of the good.
It is one of the superstitions of the human mind to have imagined that virginity...
What is tolerance? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty...
Better is the enemy of good.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large...