The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
More quotes by Voltaire
I have lived eighty years of life and know nothing for it, but to be resigned and tell myself that flies are born to be eaten by spiders and man to be devoured by sorrow.
The art of government is to make two-thirds of a nation pay all it possibly can pay for the benefit of the other third.
More quotes about Wisdom
The greatest compliment that was ever paid me was when one asked what I thought, and attended to my answer.
The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can’t find them, make them.
The Jews generally give value. They make you pay; but they deliver the goods. In my experience the men who want something for nothing are invariably Christians.