The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
Quote by Voltaire
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To be absolutely certain about something, one must know everything or nothing about it.
We are rarely proud when we are alone.
All sects are different, because they come from men; morality is everywhere the same, because it comes from God.
Doctors are men who prescribe medicines of which they know little, to cure diseases of which they know less in human beings of whom they know nothing.
Appreciation is a wonderful thing It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.
You despise books you whose lives are absorbed in the vanities of ambition, the pursuit of pleasure or indolence but remember that all the known world, excepting only savage nations, is governed by books.
The man who leaves money to charity in his will is only giving away what no longer belongs to him.
All sects are different, because they come from men morality is everywhere the same, because it comes from God.
The way to become boring is to say everything.
It is forbidden to kill therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
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.