Every man is a creature of the age in which he lives; very few are able to raise themselves above the ideas of their times.
Quote by Voltaire
What then do you call your soul? What idea have you of it? You cannot...
Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy the mad daughter of a wise...
Judge a person by their questions, rather than their answers.
In my life, I have prayed but one prayer: oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous....
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
I advise you to go on living solely to enrage those who are paying your...
Work spares us from three evils: boredom, vice, and need
It is one of the superstitions of the human mind to have imagined that virginity...
I do not agree with a word that you say, but I will defend to...
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers
Poetry is the music of the soul, and, above all, of great and feeling souls.
All styles are good except the tiresome kind.
Tears are the silent language of grief
Men hate the individual whom they call avaricious only because nothing can be gained from...
It is better to risk saving a guilty man than to condemn an innocent one.
Everything's fine today, that is our illusion.
Madness is to think of too many things in succession too fast, or of one...
He shines in the second rank, who is eclipsed in the first.
Very often, say what you will, a knave is only a fool.
The secret of being a bore... is to tell everything.