In the case of news, we should always wait for the sacrament of confirmation.
Quote by Voltaire
Nothing would be more tiresome than eating and drinking if God had not made them...
The sentiment of justice is so natural, and so universally acquired by all mankind, that...
All murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of...
History is only the register of crimes and misfortunes.
Doubt is not a pleasant condition but certainty is an absurd one.
No problem can withstand the assault of sustained thinking.
It is as impossible to translate poetry as it is to translate music.
I do not agree with a word that you say, but I will defend to...
Very often, say what you will, a knave is only a fool.
The great consolation in life is to say what one thinks.
The instruction we find in books is like fire. We fetch it from our neighbours,...
Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy the mad daughter of a wise...
Each player must accept the cards life deals him or her: but once they are...
Opinion has caused more trouble on this little earth than plagues or earthquakes.
To enjoy life, we must touch much of it lightly.
The multitude of books is making us ignorant.
The ear is the avenue to the heart.
The opportunity for doing mischief is found a hundred times a day, and of doing...
My life is a struggle.
Time, which alone makes the reputation of men, ends by making their defects respectable.