I have lived eighty years of life and know nothing for it, but to be resigned and tell myself that flies are born to be eaten by spiders and man to be devoured by sorrow.
Quote by Voltaire
Carpe Diem Quotes
To hold a pen is to be at war.
Men are equal; it is not birth but virtue that makes the difference
Every man is a creature of the age in which he lives; very few are...
Do well and you will have no need for ancestors.
In general, the art of government consists of taking as much money as possible from...
Time, which alone makes the reputation of men, ends by making their defects respectable.
Work spares us from three evils: boredom, vice, and need
Prejudice is an opinion without judgment
It is the flash which appears, the thunderbolt will follow.
Men hate the individual whom they call avaricious only because nothing can be gained from...
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent Him.
Stand upright, speak thy thoughts, declare The truth thou hast, that all may share; Be...
Common sense is not so common.
The only way to comprehend what mathematicians mean by Infinity is to contemplate the extent...
It is far better to be silent than merely to increase the quantity of bad...
Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.
Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too
A witty saying proves nothing.
I don't at all like knowing what people say of me behind my back. It...
My contributions were many: First clown director, with witty sayings and flashily dressed, now called...