Bedside quotes

"Le lit découvre tous les secrets" is a phrase taken fromLe Sottisier, a collection of reading notes, excerpts from authors and thoughts written by Voltaire and redeemed in 1778 by Catherine II, Empress of Russia.

"One must cultivate one's garden" is the sentence that concludes Candide, Voltaire's famous work. He gives us the moral of this work: you have to work if you want to be happy and you have to cultivate your happiness.