I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: O Lord make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
Quote by Voltaire
The history of human opinion is scarcely anything, more than the history of human errors
I advise you to go on living solely to enrage those who are paying your...
Providence has given us hope and sleep as a compensation for the many cares of...
Our country is that spot to which our heart is bound.
It is not inequality which is the real misfortune, it is dependence.
Weakness on both sides is, as we know, the motto of all quarrels.
The atheists are for the most part impudent and misguided scholars who reason badly, and...
History is no more than the portrayal of crimes and misfortunes
All the known world, excepting only savage nations, is governed by books.
In general, the art of government consists in taking as much money as possible from...
It is far better to be silent than merely to increase the quantity of bad...
The multitude of books is making us ignorant.
A man loved by a beautiful woman will always get out of trouble.
It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong.
A yawn may not be polite, but at least it is an honest opinion
Use do not abuse, neither abstinence nor excess ever renders man happy.
Work is often the father of pleasure.
I do not agree with what you have to say, but I'll defend to the...
Prejudices are what fools use for reason.
Very often, say what you will, a knave is only a fool.