It is better to risk saving a guilty person than to condemn an innocent one.
I've had some experience of this love, this love that rules our hearts, which is the soul of our souls; all it got me was a kiss and twenty kicks in the ass. How could so beautiful a cause have produced in you such an abominable effect?
The supper was like most Parisian suppers: silence at first, then a burst of unintelligible chatter, then witticisms that were mostly vapid, false rumors, bad reasonings, a little politics and a great deal of slander; they even spoke about new books.
It is said that God is always on the side of the big battalions.
Liberty of thought is the life of the soul.
The sovereign is called a tyrant who knows no laws but his caprice.