Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.
Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.
The best government is a benevolent tyranny tempered by an occasional assassination.
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.
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers.
Each player must accept the cards life deals him or her: but once they are in hand, he or she alone must decide how to play the cards in order to win the game.
The husband who decides to surprise his wife is often very much surprised himself.
Illusion is the first of all pleasures.
God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well.
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