Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.
Quote by Voltaire
The ancients recommended us to sacrifice to the Graces, but Milton sacrificed to the Devil.
It is not enough to conquer; one must learn to seduce.
One great use of words is to hide our thoughts.
How pleasant it is for a father to sit at his child's board. It is...
All men are born with a nose and ten fingers, but no one was born...
All sects differ, because they come from men; morality is everywhere the same, because it...
A yawn may not be polite, but at least it is an honest opinion
If God created us in his own image, we have more than reciprocated.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him
It is one of the superstitions of the human mind to have imagined that virginity...
Society therefore is an ancient as the world.
The infinitely little have a pride infinitely great.
When it is a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.
Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers.
All the citizens of a state cannot be equally powerful, but they may be equally...
I have lived eighty years of life and know nothing for it, but to be...
The best way to be boring is to leave nothing out.
Of all religions, the Christian should of course inspire the most tolerance, but until now...
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large...
We cannot always oblige; but we can always speak obligingly.