It is hard to free fools from the chains they revere.
Quote by Voltaire
Business is the salt of life.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: 'O Lord,...
Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy the mad daughter of a wise...
Fear follows crime, and is its punishment
The atheists are for the most part impudent and misguided scholars who reason badly, and...
In my life, I have prayed but one prayer: oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous....
Prejudice is the reason of fools
The superfluous, a very necessary thing
Governments need to have both shepherds and butchers.
Nothing can be more contrary to religion and the clergy than reason and common sense.
History should be written as philosophy.
The truths of religion are never so well understood as by those who have lost...
It is better to risk saving a guilty man than to condemn an innocent one.
Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time.
Weakness on both sides is, as we know, the motto of all quarrels.
To the wicked, everything serves as pretext.
Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass...
Now, now my good man, this is no time for making enemies.
I'm lost in the middle of my birthday. I want my friends, their touch, with...
Poverty is death in another form.
Our worst enemies here are not the ignorant and simple, however cruel; our worst enemies...