The books that everybody admires are those that nobody reads.
One thing above all gives charm to men's thoughts, and this is unrest. A mind that is not uneasy irritates and bores me.
Nature has no principles. She makes no distinction between good and evil.
There is a certain impertinance in allowing oneself to be burned for an opinion.
That man is prudent who neither hopes nor fears anything from the uncertain events of the future.