Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well
Quote by Voltaire
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers
Doubt is uncomfortable, certainty is ridiculous.
History is no more than the portrayal of crimes and misfortunes
By appreciation, we make excellence in others our own property.
In general, the art of government consists in taking as much money as possible from...
Meditation is the dissolution of thoughts in Eternal awareness or Pure consciousness without objectification, knowing...
I have lived eighty years of life and know nothing for it, but to be...
Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy: the mad daughter of a wise...
The true triumph of reason is that it enables us to get along with those...
The punishment of criminals should be of use; when a man is hanged he is...
Nothing can be more contrary to religion and the clergy than reason and common sense.
I advise you to go on living solely to enrage those who are paying your...
He who is not just is severe, he who is not wise is sad.
The best is the enemy of the good.
History is only the register of crimes and misfortunes.
May god defend me from my friends; I can defend myself from my enemies.
Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass...
Better is the enemy of good.
The truths of religion are never so well understood as by those who have lost...
What is tolerance? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty...