The man who leaves money to charity in his will is only giving away what no longer belongs to him.
Quote by Voltaire
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It is new fancy rathert than taste which produces so many new fashions.
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.
Use, do not abuse; neither abstinence nor excess ever renders man happy.
We never live; we are always in the expectation of living.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent Him.
It is one of the superstitions of the human mind to have imagined that virginity could be a virtue.
Appreciation is a wonderful thing It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.
When we hear news we should always wait for the sacrament of confirmation.
God is always on the side of the big battalions.
There is a wide difference between speaking to deceive, and being silent to be impenetrable.
A chain is no stronger than its weakest link, and life is after all a chain.
In politics stupidity is not a handicap.
Everything has been figured out, except how to live.
There is adantage in the wisdom won from pain
The problem for those who assert biblical authority in support of traditional definitions of marriage is that one could, with equal validity, assert that the lending of money or certain kinds of haircuts are forbidden by God, or that slavery and the subjugation of women are authorized by the Lord.
Today's consumers are eager to become loyal fans of companies that respect purposeful capitalism. They are not opposed to companies making a profit indeed, they may even be investors in these companies - but at the core, they want more empathic, enlightened corporations that seek a balance between profit and purpose.
What material success does is provide you with the ability to concentrate on other things that really matter. And that is being able to make a difference, not only in your own life, but in other people's lives.
Give what you have. To someone, it may be better than you dare to think.
Our observation of nature must be diligent, our reflection profound, and our experiments exact. We rarely see these three means combined and for this reason, creative geniuses are not common.
The clearest explanation for the failure of any marriage is that the two people are incompatible that is, that one is male and the other female.