Work is often the father of pleasure.
Quote by Voltaire
What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous.
The ancient Romans built their greatest masterpieces of architecture, their amphitheaters, for wild beasts to...
One great use of words is to hide our thoughts
Divorce is probably of nearly the same date as marriage. I believe, however, that marriage...
Paradise was made for tender hearts; hell, for loveless hearts.
When he who hears does not know what he who speaks means, and when he...
To enjoy life, we must touch much of it lightly.
Common sense is not so common.
Self-love is the instrument of our preservation.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: 'O Lord,...
In general, the art of government consists of taking as much money as possible from...
Let us work without theorizing, tis the only way to make life endurable.
The multitude of books is making us ignorant.
All men are born with a nose and ten fingers, but no one was born...
Fear follows crime and is its punishment.
Our country is that spot to which our heart is bound.
All the reasonings of men are not worth one sentiment of women.
Do well and you will have no need for ancestors.
An ideal form of government is democracy tempered with assassination.
He is a hard man who is only just, and a sad one who is...