When he to whom one speaks does not understand, and he who speaks himself does not understand, that is metaphysics.
Quote by Voltaire
It is better to risk saving a guilty person than to condemn an innocent one.
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
I hate women because they always know where things are.
The ear is the avenue to the heart.
We are rarely proud when we are alone.
To the wicked, everything serves as pretext.
All men are born with a nose and ten fingers, but no one was born...
It is lamentable, that to be a good patriot one must become the enemy of...
Every man is a creature of the age in which he lives; very few are...
Tyrants have always some slight shade of virtue; they support the laws before destroying them.
Clever tyrants are never punished.
Satire lies about literary men while they live and eulogy lies about them when they...
It is the flash which appears, the thunderbolt will follow.
Doubt is uncomfortable, certainty is ridiculous.
Injustice in the end produces independence.
The safest course is to do nothing against one's conscience. With this secret, we can...
Everything's fine today, that is our illusion.
One merit of poetry few persons will deny: it says more and in fewer words...
The truths of religion are never so well understood as by those who have lost...
Illusion is the first of all pleasures.