We must cultivate our own garden. When man was put in the garden of Eden he was put there so that he should work, which proves that man was not born to rest.
Quote by Voltaire
The best government is a benevolent tyranny tempered by an occasional assassination.
It is with books as with men: a very small number play a great part,...
Each player must accept the cards life deals him or her: but once they are...
I die adoring God, loving my friends, not hating my enemies, and detesting superstition
Illusion is the first of the pleasures
Tyrants have always some slight shade of virtue; they support the laws before destroying them.
Regimen is superior to medicine, especially as, from time immemorial, out of every hundred physicians,...
The infinitely little have a pride infinitely great.
If you want good laws, burn those you have and make new ones.
All the known world, excepting only savage nations, is governed by books.
Ice-cream is exquisite - what a pity it isn't illegal.
Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too.
Animals have these advantages over man: they never hear the clock strike, they die without...
The very impossibility in which I find myself to prove that God is not, discovers...
What is tolerance? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty...
Originality is nothing by judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed one from another.
The art of government is to make two-thirds of a nation pay all it possibly...
Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time
The people are never so perfectly backed, but that they will kick and fling if...
I'm not perfect, I do drink. I do smoke. Carson [Carson Daly] can't go out...