God is a comedian, playing to an audience too afraid to laugh.
Quote by Voltaire
Originality is nothing by judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed one from another.
To believe in God is impossible - to not believe in Him is absurd
It is not enough to conquer; one must learn to seduce.
To hold a pen is to be at war.
In the case of news, we should always wait for the sacrament of confirmation.
It is better to risk saving a guilty man than to condemn an innocent one.
We are rarely proud when we are alone.
Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.
All styles are good except the tiresome kind.
Let us read and let us dance - two amusements that will never do any...
The opportunity for doing mischief is found a hundred times a day, and of doing...
Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy: the mad daughter of a wise...
Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass...
Prejudices are what fools use for reason.
The punishment of criminals should be of use; when a man is hanged he is...
Only your friends steal your books
The best way to be boring is to leave nothing out.
Use, do not abuse; neither abstinence nor excess ever renders man happy.
Loyalty is a fine quality, but in excess it fills political graveyards.
Excessive dealings with tyrants are not good for the security of free states.