He was a great patriot, a humanitarian, a loyal friend - provided, of course, that he really is dead.
Quote by Voltaire
Nature has always had more force than education.
Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass...
Men are equal; it is not birth but virtue that makes the difference
I am very fond of truth, but not at all of martyrdom.
I do not agree with what you have to say, but I'll defend to the...
It is hard to free fools from the chains they revere.
Prejudice is the reason of fools
Time, which alone makes the reputation of men, ends by making their defects respectable.
As long as people believe in absurdities they will continue to commit atrocities.
We cannot always oblige; but we can always speak obligingly.
The flowery style is not unsuitable to public speeches or addresses, which amount only to...
Work spares us from three evils: boredom, vice, and need
Governments need to have both shepherds and butchers.
If the people we love are stolen from us, the way to have them live...
Anyone who has the power to make you believe absurdities has the power to make...
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
Nothing can be more contrary to religion and the clergy than reason and common sense
Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's...
Doubt is not a pleasant condition but certainty is an absurd one.