We never live; we are always in the expectation of living.
Quote by Voltaire
Only your friends steal your books.
Anything that is too stupid to be spoken is sung.
The superfluous, a very necessary thing.
Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time.
If God created us in his own image, we have more than reciprocated.
One merit of poetry few persons will deny: it says more and in fewer words...
Men are equal; it is not birth but virtue that makes the difference
Tears are the silent language of grief
It is the flash which appears, the thunderbolt will follow.
Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too.
I have lived eighty years of life and know nothing for it, but to be...
If you want good laws, burn those you have and make new ones.
Animals have these advantages over man: they never hear the clock strike, they die without...
He must be very ignorant for he answers every question he is asked
When its a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.
The safest course is to do nothing against one's conscience. With this secret, we can...
God is not on the side of the big battalions, but on the side of...
In every author let us distinguish the man from his works.
He shines in the second rank, who is eclipsed in the first.
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.