We must distinguish between speaking to deceive and being silent to be reserved.
Quote by Voltaire
I have lived eighty years of life and know nothing for it, but to be...
I keep to old books, for they teach me something; from the new I learn...
It is hard to free fools from the chains they revere.
Poetry is the music of the soul, and, above all, of great and feeling souls.
God is a comedian, playing to an audience too afraid to laugh.
The only way to comprehend what mathematicians mean by Infinity is to contemplate the extent...
Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too
The flowery style is not unsuitable to public speeches or addresses, which amount only to...
Animals have these advantages over man: they never hear the clock strike, they die without...
It is one of the superstitions of the human mind to have imagined that virginity...
Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe.
The infinitely little have a pride infinitely great.
All men are born with a nose and ten fingers, but no one was born...
Prejudice is the reason of fools
He shines in the second rank, who is eclipsed in the first.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers
Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal...
You should make a woman angry if you wish her to love
Women speak because they wish to speak, whereas a man speaks only when driven to...
There are men whose presence infuses trust and reverence.