Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd
Quote by Voltaire
In general, the art of government consists of taking as much money as possible from...
Madness is to think of too many things in succession too fast, or of one...
The progress of rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man...
Love has features which pierce all hearts, he wears a bandage which conceals the faults...
The atheists are for the most part impudent and misguided scholars who reason badly, and...
Prejudice is the reason of fools
If you want good laws, burn those you have and make new ones.
Froth at the top, dregs at bottom, but the middle excellent.
To believe in God is impossible not to believe in Him is absurd.
The instruction we find in books is like fire. We fetch it from our neighbours,...
Clever tyrants are never punished.
It is not enough to conquer; one must learn to seduce.
Prejudices are what fools use for reason.
The multitude of books is making us ignorant.
Liberty guest amiable, Plants both elbows on the table
The husband who decides to surprise his wife is often very much surprised himself.
A man loved by a beautiful woman will always get out of trouble.
Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.
The first step, my son, which one makes in the world, is the one on...
Governments need to have both shepherds and butchers.