Froth at the top, dregs at bottom, but the middle excellent.
Quote by Voltaire
In the case of news, we should always wait for the sacrament of confirmation.
Stand upright, speak thy thoughts, declare The truth thou hast, that all may share; Be...
If there were no God, it would be necessary to invent him.
The art of government is to make two-thirds of a nation pay all it possibly...
The Holy Roman Empire is neither Holy, nor Roman, nor an Empire.
Anything that is too stupid to be spoken is sung.
We cannot always oblige; but we can always speak obligingly.
He is a hard man who is only just, and a sad one who is...
Nothing can be more contrary to religion and the clergy than reason and common sense
Animals have these advantages over man: they never hear the clock strike, they die without...
Opinion has caused more trouble on this little earth than plagues or earthquakes.
Philosopher: A lover of wisdom, which is to say, Truth
Everything's fine today, that is our illusion.
The multitude of books is making us ignorant.
Originality is nothing by judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed one from another.
Once the people begin to reason, all is lost
I keep to old books, for they teach me something; from the new I learn...
When a book raises your spirit, and inspires you with noble and courageous feelings, seek...
Formerly we used to canonize our heroes. The modern method is to vulgarize them. Cheap...
Whenever books are burned, men also in the end are burned.