Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well
Quote by Voltaire
A woman can keep one secret - the secret of her age.
Work spares us from three evils: boredom, vice, and need
All murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of...
Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass...
Inspiration: A peculiar effect of divine flatulence emitted by the Holy Spirit which hisses into...
If the people we love are stolen from us, the way to have them live...
Once the people begin to reason, all is lost
Doubt is not a pleasant condition but certainty is an absurd one.
One great use of words is to hide our thoughts.
Pleasure is the object, duty and the goal of all rational creatures.
Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy: the mad daughter of a wise...
Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal...
Very often, say what you will, a knave is only a fool.
I am very fond of truth, but not at all of martyrdom.
The ancients recommended us to sacrifice to the Graces, but Milton sacrificed to the Devil.
Philosopher: A lover of wisdom, which is to say, Truth
The opportunity for doing mischief is found a hundred times a day, and of doing...
Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too.
The purpose of morality is to teach you, not to suffer and die, but to...
In dwelling, live close to the ground. In thinking, keep to the simple. In conflict,...