In general, the art of government consists in taking as much money as possible from one party of the citizens to give to the other.
Quote by Voltaire
Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.
A long dispute means both parties are wrong
The safest course is to do nothing against one's conscience. With this secret, we can...
Madness is to think of too many things in succession too fast, or of one...
Divorce is probably of nearly the same date as marriage. I believe, however, that marriage...
When he who hears does not know what he who speaks means, and when he...
One great use of words is to hide our thoughts
Love truth, and pardon error.
It is far better to be silent than merely to increase the quantity of bad...
If God created us in his own image, we have more than reciprocated.
I have lived eighty years of life and know nothing for it, but to be...
Nature has always had more force than education.
I advise you to go on living solely to enrage those who are paying your...
The husband who decides to surprise his wife is often very much surprised himself.
A yawn may not be polite, but at least it is an honest opinion
The ladder of success must be set upon something solid before you can start to...
We cannot always oblige; but we can always speak obligingly.
Of all religions, Christianity is without a doubt the one that should inspire tolerance most,...
In a sense, it (Christianity) creates rather than solves the problem of pain, for pain...
Christianity is the most materialistic of all religions