He was a great patriot, a humanitarian, a loyal friend - provided, of course, that he really is dead.
Quote by Voltaire
The infinitely little have a pride infinitely great.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers
The best is the enemy of the good.
How inexpressible is the meanness of being a hypocrite! how horrible is it to be...
Christianity is the most ridiculous, the most absurd, and bloody religion that has ever infected...
Nature has always had more force than education.
We are rarely proud when we are alone.
What is tolerance? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty...
It is the flash which appears, the thunderbolt will follow.
I have lived eighty years of life and know nothing for it, but to be...
It is hard to free fools from the chains they revere.
The public is a ferocious beast; one must either chain it or flee from it.
To the living we owe respect, but to the dead we owe only the truth.
A yawn may not be polite, but at least it is an honest opinion
Every man is a creature of the age in which he lives; very few are...
Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
Prejudices are what fools use for reason.
The progress of rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man...
The secret of being a bore... is to tell everything.