Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
Love has features which pierce all hearts, he wears a bandage which conceals the faults of those beloved. He has wings, he comes quickly and flies away the same.
Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal their thoughts.
Men are equal; it is not birth but virtue that makes the difference.
Providence has given us hope and sleep as a compensation for the many cares of life.
Fear follows crime, and is its punishment
What is tolerance? -- it is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error; let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly -- that is the first law of nature.
What is tolerance? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error; let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.
Pleasure is the object, duty and the goal of all rational creatures.
Shun idleness is the rust that attaches itself to the most brilliant metals.
The pursuit of what is true and the practice of what is good are the two most important objects of philosophy.
Every man is guilty of all the good he didn't do.
Illusion is the first of the pleasures
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
God is a comedian, playing to an audience too afraid to laugh.