In the case of news, we should always wait for the sacrament of confirmation.
Quote by Voltaire
To enjoy life, we must touch much of it lightly.
Chance is a word void of sense; nothing can exist without a cause.
Nothing can be more contrary to religion and the clergy than reason and common sense.
It is lamentable, that to be a good patriot one must become the enemy of...
Anyone who has the power to make you believe absurdities has the power to make...
It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere.
The Holy Roman Empire is neither Holy, nor Roman, nor an Empire.
When its a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.
The history of human opinion is scarcely anything, more than the history of human errors
It requires ages to destroy a popular opinion
Christianity is the most ridiculous, the most absurd, and bloody religion that has ever infected...
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers
The ancient Romans built their greatest masterpieces of architecture, their amphitheaters, for wild beasts to...
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
Animals have these advantages over man: they never hear the clock strike, they die without...
Common sense is not so common.
The ancients recommended us to sacrifice to the Graces, but Milton sacrificed to the Devil.
Clever tyrants are never punished.
To the wicked, everything serves as pretext.
What is tolerance? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty...