Very often, say what you will, a knave is only a fool.
Quote by Voltaire
It is vain for the coward to flee; death follows close behind; it is only...
He must be very ignorant for he answers every question he is asked.
It is not love that should be depicted as blind, but self-love.
Nature has always had more force than education.
In this country it is a good thing to kill an admiral from time to...
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
Froth at the top, dregs at bottom, but the middle excellent.
It is far better to be silent than merely to increase the quantity of bad...
Every man is a creature of the age in which he lives; very few are...
What a heavy burden is a name that has become famous too soon.
The secret of being a bore... is to tell everything.
I disapprove of what you say, but I defend to the death your right to...
In my life, I have prayed but one prayer: oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous....
He who has not the spirit of this age, has all the misery of it.
If God created us in his own image, we have more than reciprocated.
Optimism is the madness of insisting that all is well when we are miserable.
It is as impossible to translate poetry as it is to translate music.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
Never argue at the dinner table, for the one who is not hungry always gets...
It is one of the superstitions of the human mind to have imagined that virginity...