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
It is lamentable, that to be a good patriot one must become the enemy of...
If there were no God, it would have been necessary to invent him.
Fear follows crime, and is its punishment
He is a hard man who is only just, and a sad one who is...
How inexpressible is the meanness of being a hypocrite! how horrible is it to be...
The superfluous, a very necessary thing
We cannot wish for that we know not.
Tears are the silent language of grief
When its a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.
The only way to comprehend what mathematicians mean by Infinity is to contemplate the extent...
The man who ventures to write contemporary history must expect to be attacked both for...
The sentiment of justice is so natural, and so universally acquired by all mankind, that...
Originality is nothing but judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed from one another. The...
Froth at the top, dregs at bottom, but the middle excellent.
He must be very ignorant for he answers every question he is asked
What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous.
All styles are good except the tiresome kind.
No problem can withstand the assault of sustained thinking.
We never live; we are always in the expectation of living.
Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal...