Common sense is not so common.
Quote by Voltaire
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: O Lord...
To enjoy life, we must touch much of it lightly.
A witty saying proves nothing.
Anyone who has the power to make you believe absurdities has the power to make...
Philosopher: A lover of wisdom, which is to say, Truth
All styles are good except the tiresome kind.
The best is the enemy of the good.
Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too.
One merit of poetry few persons will deny: it says more and in fewer words...
It is fancy rather than taste which produces so many new fashions
It is not known precisely where angels dwell whether in the air, the void, or...
Repose is a good thing, but boredom is its brother
The sentiment of justice is so natural, and so universally acquired by all mankind, that...
A long dispute means both parties are wrong
If there were no God, it would have been necessary to invent him.
Work spares us from three evils: boredom, vice, and need
In my life, I have prayed but one prayer: oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous....
The best way to be boring is to leave nothing out.
Business is the salt of life.
Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe.