War then, is a relation - not between man and man: but between state and state; and individuals are enemies only accidentally: not as men, nor even as citizens: but as soldiers; not as members of their country, but as…
Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau
Money is the seed of money, and the first guinea is sometimes more difficult to...
Reading, solitude, idleness, a soft and sedentary life, intercourse with women and young people, these...
I have resolved on an enterprise that has no precedent and will have no imitator....
One is only happy before he is happy
When a man dies he clutches in his hands only that which he has given...
Free people, remember this maxim: we may acquire liberty, but it is never recovered if...
He who is most slow in making a promise is the most faithful in performance...
Whoever blushes is already guilty; true innocence is ashamed of nothing.
Truth is no road to fortune
The English are predisposed to pride, the French to vanity.
I may be no better, but at least I am different.
A feeble body weakens the mind.
The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless.
Falsehood has an infinity of combinations, but truth has only one mode of being.
Free people, remember this maxim: We may acquire liberty, but it is never recovered if...
I hate books; they only teach us to talk about things we know nothing about.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook, and a good digestion.
Gratitude is a duty which ought to be paid, but which none have a right...
Too great haste to repay an obligation is a kind of ingratitude.
It is necessary, then, to cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing...