Business is the salt of life.
Quote by Voltaire
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: O Lord...
It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere.
Nothing can be more contrary to religion and the clergy than reason and common sense.
Doubt is not a pleasant condition but certainty is an absurd one.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
We have a natural right to make use of our pens as of our tongues,...
No problem can withstand the assault of sustained thinking.
Common sense is not so common.
The Holy Roman Empire is neither Holy, nor Roman, nor an Empire.
I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right...
The safest course is to do nothing against one's conscience. With this secret, we can...
Very often, say what you will, a knave is only a fool.
It is with books as with men: a very small number play a great part,...
Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy the mad daughter of a wise...
Prejudices are what fools use for reason.
Indeed, history is nothing more than a tableau of crimes and misfortunes.
Use, do not abuse; neither abstinence nor excess ever renders man happy.
I know of nothing more laughable than a doctor who does not die of old...
Nice to be here? At my age it's nice to be anywhere.
The heresy of one age becomes the orthodoxy of the next.
Mathematics is a game played according to certain simple rules with meaningless marks on paper.