We are all full of weakness and errors; let us mutually pardon each other our follies.
I suspected as much.
My friend, you see how perishable are the riches of this world; there is nothing solid but virtue, and the happiness of seeing Cunegonde once more.
I cannot imagine how the clockwork of the universe can exist without a clockmaker.
Originality is nothing but judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed one from another.
To caress the serpent that devours us, until it has eaten away our heart.