Whoever serves his country well has no need of ancestors.
Quote by Voltaire
The only way to comprehend what mathematicians mean by Infinity is to contemplate the extent...
Anything that is too stupid to be spoken is sung.
A woman can keep one secret - the secret of her age.
Prejudices are what fools use for reason.
Illusion is the first of the pleasures
He is a hard man who is only just, and a sad one who is...
Clever tyrants are never punished.
The first step, my son, which one makes in the world, is the one on...
Is there anyone so wise as to learn by the experience of others?
Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd
Every one goes astray, but the least imprudent are they who repent the soonest.
Fear follows crime and is its punishment.
It is better to risk saving a guilty man than to condemn an innocent one.
Once the people begin to reason, all is lost
We are all full of weakness and errors; let us mutually pardon each other our...
The safest course is to do nothing against one's conscience. With this secret, we can...
It is not known precisely where angels dwell whether in the air, the void, or...
Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass...
In general, the art of government consists of taking as much money as possible from...
We never live; we are always in the expectation of living.