The secret of being boring is to say everything.
Quote by Voltaire
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Common sense is not so common.
All sects are different, because they come from men; morality is everywhere the same, because it comes from God.
Man is free at the moment he wishes to be.
God is always on the side of the big battalions.
This agglomeration which was called and which still calls itself the Holy Roman Empire was neither holy, nor Roman, nor an empire.
To be absolutely certain about something, one must know everything or nothing about it.
Men are equal; it is not birth but virtue that makes the difference.
Use, do not abuse neither abstinence nor excess ever renders man happy.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
I advise you to go on living solely to enrage those who are paying your annuities. It is the only pleasure I have left.
Painting is a faith, and it imposes the duty to disregard public opinion.
We must reinvent a future free of blinders so that we can choose from real options.
I believe we are on an irreversible trend toward more freedom and democracy - but that could change.
I exercise every morning. I do light weights - 5lb and 10lb arm exercises - and then lie and lift my arms and legs. It's all about keeping core strength. I do a lot of stretching too.
Happiness is dependent on self-discipline. We are the biggest obstacles to our own happiness. It is much easier to do battle with society and with others than to fight our own nature.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
I think music is the greatest art form that exists, and I think people listen to music for different reasons, and it serves different purposes. Some of it is background music, and some of it is things that might affect a person's day, if not their life, or change an attitude. The best songs are the ones that make you feel something.
Corn is an efficient way to get energy calories off the land and soybeans are an efficient way of getting protein off the land, so we've designed a food system that produces a lot of cheap corn and soybeans resulting in a lot of cheap fast food.
The considerations of a corporation, especially now, have nothing to do with art or music.
Every wise, just, and mild government, by rendering the condition of its subjects easy and secure, will always abound most in people, as well as in commodities and riches.