If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him
Quote by Voltaire
Do well and you will have no need for ancestors.
The best government is a benevolent tyranny tempered by an occasional assassination.
Tears are the silent language of grief.
It is as impossible to translate poetry as it is to translate music.
Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal...
What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss...
It is an infantile superstition of the human spirit that virginity would be thought a...
The atheists are for the most part impudent and misguided scholars who reason badly, and...
It is vain for the coward to flee; death follows close behind; it is only...
It is one of the superstitions of the human mind to have imagined that virginity...
Thinking is the greatest torture in the world for most people.
What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous.
The flowery style is not unsuitable to public speeches or addresses, which amount only to...
The ear is the avenue to the heart.
Prejudices are what fools use for reason.
Minds differ still more than faces
Christianity is the most ridiculous, the most absurd, and bloody religion that has ever infected...
History is no more than the portrayal of crimes and misfortunes
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no...