We cannot wish for that we know not.
Quote by Voltaire
The ideal form of government is democracy tempered with assassination.
Now, now my good man, this is no time for making enemies.
Anyone who seeks to destroy the passions instead of controlling them is trying to play...
Originality is nothing but judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed from one another. The...
Man is free at the moment he wishes to be.
Every man is a creature of the age in which he lives; very few are...
In my life, I have prayed but one prayer: oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous....
It is not sufficient to see and to know the beauty of a work. We...
No problem can withstand the assault of sustained thinking.
We must distinguish between speaking to deceive and being silent to be reserved.
Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe.
The great consolation in life is to say what one thinks.
It is said that the present is pregnant with the future.
We have a natural right to make use of our pens as of our tongues,...
Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time.
We are all full of weakness and errors; let us mutually pardon each other our...
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers
Is there anyone so wise as to learn by the experience of others?
Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd.
Very learned women are to be found, in the same manner as female warriors; but...