Tyrants have always some slight shade of virtue; they support the laws before destroying them
Quote by Voltaire
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
In general, the art of government consists of taking as much money as possible from...
I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right...
Men are equal; it is not birth but virtue that makes the difference
How inexpressible is the meanness of being a hypocrite! how horrible is it to be...
Prejudices are what fools use for reason.
A man loved by a beautiful woman will always get out of trouble.
Man is free at the moment he wishes to be.
Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time.
Love is a canvas furnished by Nature and embroidered by imagination.
All men are born with a nose and ten fingers, but no one was born...
Let us work without theorizing, tis the only way to make life endurable.
All the known world, excepting only savage nations, is governed by books.
Satire lies about literary men while they live and eulogy lies about them when they...
He is a hard man who is only just, and a sad one who is...
Weakness on both sides is, as we know, the motto of all quarrels.
Common sense is not so common.
He who is not just is severe, he who is not wise is sad.
Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass...
Clever tyrants are never punished.