To succeed in the world it is not enough to be stupid; you must also be well-mannered.
Quote by Voltaire
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When we hear news we should always wait for the sacrament of confirmation.
I advise you to go on living solely to enrage those who are paying your annuities. It is the only pleasure I have left.
The multitude of books is making us ignorant.
Use, do not abuse neither abstinence nor excess ever renders man happy.
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 Holy Roman Empire was neither holy, nor Roman nor an Empire.
I disapprove of what you say, but will defend to the death your right to say it.
To succeed in the world it is not enough to be stupid, you must also be well-mannered.
Love truth, and pardon error.
By the time Obama came into office, Washington had already agreed over a period of a few weeks to a $700 billion government infusion into the world banking system. Nothing of the sort had ever been done before, and it was done spit spot with very little national debate.
In the modern media age we are rarely surprised by what we see. Whether it's on television or film or in the theatre, everything is so advertised, so trailed, that most entertainment is merely what you thought it was going to be like.
The worst thing you can do for those you love is the things they could and should do themselves.
Don't waste your time trying to fit in because at the end of the day there's nothing beautiful about being someone else. Always remember that one day someone is going to notice the beauty of being You.
When thou art at Rome, do as they do at Rome.
I don't mind a little Sturm und Drang. When I was doing 'Riding in Cars With Boys,' I wouldn't smile at anybody, because my character, Bev, was angry at the world. I'm the opposite. Inside my head I'd be like, God, I'll explain to you at the end of shooting that I'm not this person.
I have to live with both my selves as best I may.
Bravery never goes out of fashion.
I usually make up my mind about a man in ten seconds, and I very rarely change it.
If people are constantly reading about you, and you're overexposed, they've got no reason to go see your movies. Also, it's not pleasant or nice to have your privacy invaded.