If there were no God, it would have been necessary to invent him.
Quote by Voltaire
Human Nature Quotes
Time, which alone makes the reputation of men, ends by making their defects respectable.
Let us read and let us dance - two amusements that will never do any...
Better is the enemy of good.
Love is a canvas furnished by Nature and embroidered by imagination.
Governments need to have both shepherds and butchers.
Optimism is the madness of insisting that all is well when we are miserable.
He who has not the spirit of this age, has all the misery of it.
How pleasant it is for a father to sit at his child's board. It is...
Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy: the mad daughter of a wise...
Now, now my good man, this is no time for making enemies.
The atheists are for the most part impudent and misguided scholars who reason badly, and...
Minds differ still more than faces
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent Him.
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal...
One great use of words is to hide our thoughts.
The sovereign is called a tyrant who knows no laws but his caprice.
It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere.
I hate women because they always know where things are.
It is lamentable, that to be a good patriot one must become the enemy of...