Governments need to have both shepherds and butchers.
Quote by Voltaire
Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us...
He is a hard man who is only just, and a sad one who is...
Anything that is too stupid to be spoken is sung.
The ancients recommended us to sacrifice to the Graces, but Milton sacrificed to the Devil.
Every one goes astray, but the least imprudent are they who repent the soonest.
The sovereign is called a tyrant who knows no laws but his caprice.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: O Lord...
My life is a struggle.
To rely upon conviction, devotion, and other excellent spiritual qualities - that is not to...
Business is the salt of life.
The very impossibility in which I find myself to prove that God is not, discovers...
Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too.
I am very fond of truth, but not at all of martyrdom.
Prejudice is the reason of fools
Judge a person by their questions, rather than their answers.
Of all religions, the Christian should of course inspire the most tolerance, but until now...
How inexpressible is the meanness of being a hypocrite! how horrible is it to be...
Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy: the mad daughter of a wise...
Astrology, or when the stars enlighten illuminated who dazzle a bunch of lunatics.
A wise man shall overrule his stars and have a greater influence upon his own...
For I dipped into the future, far as human eye could see, Saw the vision...
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds