To succeed in the world it is not enough to be stupid, you must also be well-mannered.
Voltaire (1694 - 1778)
Contributed by: Zaady
No problem can withstand the assault of sustained thinking.
A witty saying proves nothing.
Work keeps us from three great evils, boredom, vice and need.
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.
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