He was a great patriot, a humanitarian, a loyal friend - provided, of course, that he really is dead.
Quote by Voltaire
Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy the mad daughter of a wise...
I know of no great men except those who have rendered great service to the...
Inspiration: A peculiar effect of divine flatulence emitted by the Holy Spirit which hisses into...
Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal...
Poetry is the music of the soul, and, above all, of great and feeling souls.
A witty saying proves nothing.
Now, now my good man, this is no time for making enemies.
Paradise was made for tender hearts; hell, for loveless hearts.
He was a great patriot, a humanitarian, a loyal friend - provided, of course, that...
It is with books as with men: a very small number play a great part,...
Governments need to have both shepherds and butchers.
Animals have these advantages over man: they never hear the clock strike, they die without...
Love has features which pierce all hearts, he wears a bandage which conceals the faults...
I do not agree with what you have to say, but I'll defend to the...
Marriage is the only adventure open to the cowardly
The superfluous, a very necessary thing
The secret of being a bore... is to tell everything.
Nature has always had more force than education.
Fear follows crime and is its punishment.
It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere.