Work keeps us from three great evils, boredom, vice and need.
Voltaire (1694 - 1778)
Contributed by: Zaady
He who is merely just is severe.
Source: Letter to Frederick the Great
He who thinks himself wise, O heavens! is a great fool.
Source: Le Droit du Seigneur
Paradise is where I am.
Source: Le Mondain
I have no sceptre, but I have a pen.
Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time.
The public is a ferocious beast - one must either chain it up or flee from it.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
Anything that is too stupid to be spoken is sung.
To succeed in the world it is not enough to be stupid, you must also be well-mannered.
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