Inspiration: A peculiar effect of divine flatulence emitted by the Holy Spirit which hisses into the ears of a few chosen of God
Quote by Voltaire
We have a natural right to make use of our pens as of our tongue,...
It is better to risk saving a guilty man than to condemn an innocent one.
Originality is nothing but judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed from one another. The...
Prejudice is an opinion without judgment
Nothing would be more tiresome than eating and drinking if God had not made them...
Prejudice is the reason of fools
By appreciation, we make excellence in others our own property.
Nothing can be more contrary to religion and the clergy than reason and common sense.
Only your friends steal your books
It is hard to free fools from the chains they revere.
The superfluous, a very necessary thing
Prejudices are what fools use for reason.
Love truth, and pardon error.
What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous.
The ladder of success must be set upon something solid before you can start to...
If there were no God, it would be necessary to invent him.
Whoever serves his country well has no need of ancestors.
What a heavy burden is a name that has become famous too soon.
You can be a famous poisoner or a successful poisoner, but not both, and the...
Strength lies in differences, not in similarities.