Anyone who has the power to make you believe absurdities has the power to make you commit injustices.
Quote by Voltaire
I know of no great men except those who have rendered great service to the...
He is a hard man who is only just, and a sad one who is...
Originality is nothing by judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed one from another.
In every author let us distinguish the man from his works.
We cannot always oblige; but we can always speak obligingly.
It is an infantile superstition of the human spirit that virginity would be thought a...
What a heavy burden is a name that has become famous too soon.
A man loved by a beautiful woman will always get out of trouble.
Regimen is superior to medicine, especially as, from time immemorial, out of every hundred physicians,...
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: O Lord...
Behind every successful man stands a surprised mother-in-law.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large...
I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right...
Love has features which pierce all hearts, he wears a bandage which conceals the faults...
Only your friends steal your books
I hate women because they always know where things are.
Illusion is the first of the pleasures
To the living we owe respect, but to the dead we owe only the truth.
Bigotry tries to keep truth safe in its hand with a grip that kills it.
Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history.