If we are to abolish the death penalty, I should like to see the first step taken by my friends the murderers.
Love is the most terrible, and also the most generous of the passions; it is the only one which includes in its dreams the happiness of someone else.
Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses.
If men knew all that women think, they would be twenty times more audacious.
Happiness is composed of misfortunes avoided.