He shines in the second rank, who is eclipsed in the first.
Quote by Voltaire
All sects differ, because they come from men; morality is everywhere the same, because it...
To believe in God is impossible not to believe in Him is absurd.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
It is better to risk saving a guilty person than to condemn an innocent one.
Poetry is the music of the soul, and, above all, of great and feeling souls.
Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd
There are truths which are not for all men, nor for all times.
The infinitely little have a pride infinitely great.
Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal...
The true triumph of reason is that it enables us to get along with those...
Everything's fine today, that is our illusion.
He was a great patriot, a humanitarian, a loyal friend - provided, of course, that...
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
The punishment of criminals should be of use; when a man is hanged he is...
A witty saying proves nothing.
It is with books as with men: a very small number play a great part,...
Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe.
The best way to be boring is to leave nothing out.
The first step, my son, which one makes in the world, is the one on...
Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd.