As long as people believe in absurdities they will continue to commit atrocities.
Quote by Voltaire
Anything that is too stupid to be spoken is sung.
The instruction we find in books is like fire. We fetch it from our neighbours,...
I have only ever made one prayer to God, a very short one: O Lord,...
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
A long dispute means both parties are wrong
To succeed in the world it is not enough to be stupid, you must also...
The history of human opinion is scarcely anything, more than the history of human errors
Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass...
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
Ice-cream is exquisite - what a pity it isn't illegal.
A yawn may not be polite, but at least it is an honest opinion
Men hate the individual whom they call avaricious only because nothing can be gained from...
Use do not abuse, neither abstinence nor excess ever renders man happy.
All the known world, excepting only savage nations, is governed by books.
The first step, my son, which one makes in the world, is the one on...
Nothing can be more contrary to religion and the clergy than reason and common sense
Everything's fine today, that is our illusion.
If God created us in his own image, we have more than reciprocated.
Though troubles assail And dangers affright, Though friends should all fail And foes all unite;...
We may not substitute charity for godliness; but there is room for the Divine love...