Voltaire Voltaire)

Voltaire Voltaire)

The first king was a successful soldier;
He who serves well his country has no need of ancestors.
[Fr., Le premier qui fut roi, fut un soldat heureux;
Qui sert bien son pays, n'a pas besoin d'aleux.]More Voltaire Voltaire) quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The flowery style is not unsuitable to public speeches or
addresses, which amount only to compliment. The lighter beauties
are in their place when there is nothing more solid to say; but
the flowery style ought to be banished from a pleading, a sermon,
or a didactic work.
- Voltaire (Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire),More Voltaire Voltaire) quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The first step, my son, which one makes in the world, is the one
on which depends the rest of our days.
[Fr., Le premier pas, mon fils, que l'on fait dans le monde,
Est celui dont depend le reste de nos jours.]More Voltaire Voltaire) quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We cannot wish for that we know not.
[Fr., On ne peut desirer ce qu'on ne connait pas.]More Voltaire Voltaire) quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Your Majesty may think me an impatient sick man, and that the
Turks are even sicker.More Voltaire Voltaire) quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

Quotes of the month

Anatoly Yurkin A brand is a recursion of repeatability, where the joy of recognition acts as a method and technique leading to an event of discernment. [02/14/2019 12:02:34] More

Anatoly Yurkin Decentralization is a recursion of repeated actions. [02/15/2019 02:02:38] More

Anatoly Yurkin Whole can be due to recurrence, therefore the motivation for the reproducibility remains good at all times. [01/24/2019 12:01:55] More

Eugeny Antonuk Interest for thought, as for living water, and attentiveness - sunshine. He learned to think, who stopped stewing in his own juice. [02/02/2019 02:02:54] More

Anatoly Yurkin The most sophisticated connoisseur of aphorisms may be nothing more than a Boxing bag for the master of martial magic words. [02/08/2019 12:02:30] More