What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy.
Quote by Voltaire
In every author let us distinguish the man from his works.
Fear follows crime and is its punishment.
One merit of poetry few persons will deny: it says more and in fewer words...
God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves...
We never live; we are always in the expectation of living.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent Him.
The world embarrasses me, and I cannot dream that this watch exists and has no...
In this country it is a good thing to kill an admiral from time to...
I have lived eighty years of life and know nothing for it, but to be...
A woman can keep one secret - the secret of her age.
Nothing can be more contrary to religion and the clergy than reason and common sense
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large...
Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us...
Liberty guest amiable, Plants both elbows on the table
Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe.
Tyrants have always some slight shade of virtue; they support the laws before destroying them
It is not more surprising to be born twice than once; everything in nature is...
Meditation is the dissolution of thoughts in Eternal awareness or Pure consciousness without objectification, knowing...
When he to whom one speaks does not understand, and he who speaks himself does...
The safest course is to do nothing against one's conscience. With this secret, we can...