Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe.
Quote by Voltaire
Love has features which pierce all hearts, he wears a bandage which conceals the faults...
If there were no God, it would have been necessary to invent him.
Every one goes astray, but the least imprudent are they who repent the soonest.
Tears are the silent language of grief
This self-love is the instrument of our preservation; it resembles the provision for the perpetuity...
I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right...
We are rarely proud when we are alone.
It is not inequality which is the real misfortune, it is dependence.
Illusion is the first of all pleasures.
Weakness on both sides is, as we know, the motto of all quarrels.
The world embarrasses me, and I cannot dream that this watch exists and has no...
A woman can keep one secret - the secret of her age
Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too
Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy: the mad daughter of a wise...
I die adoring God, loving my friends, not hating my enemies, and detesting superstition
He was a great patriot, a humanitarian, a loyal friend; provided, of course, he really...
To the wicked, everything serves as pretext.
Self-love is the instrument of our preservation.
My God, these folks don't know how to love -- that's why they love so...
I couldn't take my eyes off him. Like a desert wanderer afraid of mirages, I...