We must distinguish between speaking to deceive and being silent to be reserved.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
Use, do not abuse
The progress of rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man to error.
What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy.
He who is not just is severe, he who is not wise is sad.
All the reasonings of men are not worth one sentiment of women.
Perfection is attained by slow degrees
Friendship is the marriage of the soul, and this marriage is liable to divorce.
Weakness on both sides is, as we know, the motto of all quarrels.
History is only the register of crimes and misfortunes.