Chance is a word void of sense; nothing can exist without a cause.
Quote by Voltaire
The best way to be boring is to leave nothing out.
Illusion is the first of all pleasures.
Prejudices are what fools use for reason.
Fear follows crime and is its punishment.
Nothing can be more contrary to religion and the clergy than reason and common sense.
One great use of words is to hide our thoughts
If there were no God, it would be necessary to invent him.
All sects differ, because they come from men; morality is everywhere the same, because it...
This self-love is the instrument of our preservation; it resembles the provision for the perpetuity...
By appreciation, we make excellence in others our own property.
Optimism is the madness of insisting that all is well when we are miserable.
When he who hears does not know what he who speaks means, and when he...
How inexpressible is the meanness of being a hypocrite! how horrible is it to be...
The true triumph of reason is that it enables us to get along with those...
The best government is a benevolent tyranny tempered by an occasional assassination.
Love has features which pierce all hearts, he wears a bandage which conceals the faults...
If you want good laws, burn those you have and make new ones.
No problem can withstand the assault of sustained thinking.
It is lamentable, that to be a good patriot one must become the enemy of...
Nature has always had more force than education.