We have drugs to make women speak, but none to keep them silent.
Quote by Anatole France
It is only the poor who pay cash, and that not from virtue, but because...
Chance is perhaps the pseudonym of God when he did not want to sign.
When a thing has been said and well said, have no scruple; take it and...
Without lies humanity would perish of despair and boredom.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan,...
Existence would be intolerable if we were never to dream.
It is by acts and not by ideas that people live.
Without the utopians of other times, men would still live in caves, miserable and naked;...utopia...
Religion has done love a great servive by making it a sin.
History books that contain no lies are extremely dull.
The wonder is, not that the field of stars is so vast, but that man...
The greatest virtue of man is perhaps curiosity.
We reproach people for talking about themselves but it is the subject they treat best
I thank fate for having made me born poor. Poverty taught me the true value...
All the historical books which contain no lies are extremely tedious.
We reproach people for talking about themselves; but it is the subject they treat best.
Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.
An education which does not cultivate the will is an education that depraves the mind.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people... They are the only sure reliance...
Education is a state-controlled manufactory of echoes.
A mind may appreciate anyone, but it takes only heart to respect someone and thatâ€™s...