It is fancy rather than taste which produces so many new fashions
Quote by Voltaire
The Holy Roman Empire is neither Holy, nor Roman, nor an Empire.
Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us...
Doubt is not a pleasant condition but certainty is an absurd one.
Of all religions, Christianity is without a doubt the one that should inspire tolerance most,...
Self-love is the instrument of our preservation.
It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong.
We never live; we are always in the expectation of living.
In every author let us distinguish the man from his works.
Never argue at the dinner table, for the one who is not hungry always gets...
All the reasonings of men are not worth one sentiment of women.
Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal...
Use, do not abuse; neither abstinence nor excess ever renders man happy.
Philosopher: A lover of wisdom, which is to say, Truth
Animals have these advantages over man: they never hear the clock strike, they die without...
Anything that is too stupid to be spoken is sung.
Common sense is not so common.
Optimism is the madness of insisting that all is well when we are miserable.
Judge a person by their questions, rather than their answers.
Curiosity is the very basis of education and if you tell me that curiosity killed...
Whenever I found out anything remarkable, I have thought it my duty to put down...
For all right judgment of any man or thing it is useful, nay, essential, to...