God is a comedian playing to an audience too afraid to laugh.
Quote by Voltaire
Time, which alone makes the reputation of men, ends by making their defects respectable.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large...
I keep to old books, for they teach me something; from the new I learn...
It is not more surprising to be born twice than once; everything in nature is...
I disapprove of what you say, but I defend to the death your right to...
Very learned women are to be found, in the same manner as female warriors; but...
Providence has given us hope and sleep as a compensation for the many cares of...
Once the people begin to reason, all is lost
Whoever serves his country well has no need of ancestors.
Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers.
History is only the register of crimes and misfortunes.
Christianity is the most ridiculous, the most absurd, and bloody religion that has ever infected...
A yawn may not be polite, but at least it is an honest opinion
I die adoring God, loving my friends, not hating my enemies, and detesting superstition
In general, the art of government consists in taking as much money as possible from...
Love is a canvas furnished by Nature and embroidered by imagination.
Prejudices are what fools use for reason.
I know many books which have bored their readers, but I know of none which...
The advice of their elders to young men is very apt to be as unreal...
You cannot write for children They're much too complicated. You can only write books that...