If there were no God, it would be necessary to invent him.
Quote by Voltaire
May god defend me from my friends; I can defend myself from my enemies.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: 'O Lord,...
Pleasure is the object, duty and the goal of all rational creatures.
If the people we love are stolen from us, the way to have them live...
It is hard to free fools from the chains they revere.
It is not sufficient to see and to know the beauty of a work. We...
I should like to lie at your feet and die in your arms.
A long dispute means both parties are wrong
How inexpressible is the meanness of being a hypocrite! how horrible is it to be...
I have lived eighty years of life and know nothing for it, but to be...
The Holy Roman Empire is neither Holy, nor Roman, nor an Empire.
I keep to old books, for they teach me something; from the new I learn...
A woman can keep one secret - the secret of her age
We cannot wish for that we know not.
Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too
Regimen is superior to medicine, especially as, from time immemorial, out of every hundred physicians,...
The first step, my son, which one makes in the world, is the one on...
Let us work without theorizing, tis the only way to make life endurable.
The infinitely little have a pride infinitely great.
Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd.