It is one of the superstitions of the human mind to have imagined that virginity could be a virtue.
Quote by Voltaire
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A clergyman is one who feels himself called upon to live without working at the expense of the rascals who work to live.
Indeed, history is nothing more than a tableau of crimes and misfortunes.
The art of government consists in taking as much money as possible from one class of the citizens to give to the other.
Marriage is the only adventure open to the cowardly.
Men are equal; it is not birth but virtue that makes the difference.
I have lost the half of myself - a soul for which mine was made.
The man who leaves money to charity in his will is only giving away what no longer belongs to him.
He is a hard man who is only just and a sad one who is only wise.
Once the people begin to reason, all is lost.
True greatness consists in the use of a powerful understanding to enlighten oneself and others.
Golf is a game in which one endeavors to control a ball with implements ill adapted for the purpose.
Whoever loves becomes humble. Those who love have, so to speak, pawned a part of their narcissism.
There were points in my life where I felt oddly irresistible to women. I'm not in that state now and that makes me sad.
Before you, I engage myself to serve my country with the devotion and the exemplary that this post demands. I understand responsibilities of the job and, as such, I give a republican salute to Nicolas Sarkozy who has led France for 5 years and who deserves all of our respect.
The talent of success is nothing more than doing what you can do well, and doing well whatever you do without thought of fame. If it comes at all it will come because it is deserved, not because it is sought after.
I think it would be cool if you were writing a ransom note on your computer, if the paper clip popped up and said, 'Looks like you're writing a ransom note. Need help? You should use more forceful language, you'll get more money.'
The worst thing in this world, next to anarchy, is government.
In the nineteenth century the problem was that God is dead. In the twentieth century the problem is that man is dead.
What would be ugly in a garden constitutes beauty in a mountain.
Music is a great natural high and a great natural escape.