Common sense is not so common.
Quote by Voltaire
Prejudices are what fools use for reason.
The ancients recommended us to sacrifice to the Graces, but Milton sacrificed to the Devil.
I am very fond of truth, but not at all of martyrdom.
Anyone who has the power to make you believe absurdities has the power to make...
This self-love is the instrument of our preservation; it resembles the provision for the perpetuity...
It is not inequality which is the real misfortune, it is dependence.
It is not love that should be depicted as blind, but self-love.
To believe in God is impossible - to not believe in Him is absurd
It is said that the present is pregnant with the future.
The great consolation in life is to say what one thinks.
Illusion is the first of the pleasures
Love has features which pierce all hearts, he wears a bandage which conceals the faults...
Man is free at the moment he wishes to be.
Only your friends steal your books
Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too.
Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd.
A witty saying proves nothing.
We are rarely proud when we are alone.
The ancient Romans built their greatest masterpieces of architecture, their amphitheaters, for wild beasts to...
Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe.