It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere.
Quote by Voltaire
Only your friends steal your books.
Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy the mad daughter of a wise...
Divorce is probably of nearly the same date as marriage. I believe, however, that marriage...
Nothing can be more contrary to religion and the clergy than reason and common sense
Every one goes astray, but the least imprudent are they who repent the soonest.
The true character of liberty is independence, maintained by force
By appreciation, we make excellence in others our own property.
Once the people begin to reason, all is lost
The only way to comprehend what mathematicians mean by Infinity is to contemplate the extent...
Love truth, and pardon error.
The best way to be boring is to leave nothing out.
The instruction we find in books is like fire. We fetch it from our neighbours,...
I know many books which have bored their readers, but I know of none which...
Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too.
It is as impossible to translate poetry as it is to translate music.
Tyrants have always some slight shade of virtue; they support the laws before destroying them
Work is often the father of pleasure.
Behind every successful man stands a surprised mother-in-law.
The truths of religion are never so well understood as by those who have lost...
Very often, say what you will, a knave is only a fool.