We must distinguish between speaking to deceive and being silent to be reserved.
Quote by Voltaire
Poetry is the music of the soul, and, above all, of great and feeling souls.
It is better to risk saving a guilty man than to condemn an innocent one.
The progress of rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man...
The art of government is to make two-thirds of a nation pay all it possibly...
Woe to the makers of literal translations, who by rendering every word weaken the meaning!...
A long dispute means both parties are wrong
Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal...
Better is the enemy of good.
What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous.
Paradise was made for tender hearts; hell, for loveless hearts.
We are rarely proud when we are alone.
Prejudices are what fools use for reason.
Weakness on both sides is, as we know, the motto of all quarrels.
One great use of words is to hide our thoughts.
Each player must accept the cards life deals him or her: but once they are...
The secret of being a bore... is to tell everything.
The world embarrasses me, and I cannot dream that this watch exists and has no...
What is tolerance? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty...
Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too.
I do not agree with what you have to say, but I'll defend to the...