It is not inequality which is the real misfortune, it is dependence.
Quote by Voltaire
The ancient Romans built their greatest masterpieces of architecture, their amphitheaters, for wild beasts to...
Injustice in the end produces independence.
Let us work without theorizing, tis the only way to make life endurable.
Men hate the individual whom they call avaricious only because nothing can be gained from...
It is far better to be silent than merely to increase the quantity of bad...
The infinitely little have a pride infinitely great.
Very learned women are to be found, in the same manner as female warriors; but...
History is fables agreed upon.
It is not sufficient to see and to know the beauty of a work. We...
The sovereign is called a tyrant who knows no laws but his caprice.
Time, which alone makes the reputation of men, ends by making their defects respectable.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
Of all religions, the Christian should of course inspire the most tolerance, but until now...
Christianity is the most ridiculous, the most absurd, and bloody religion that has ever infected...
Better is the enemy of good.
Use, do not abuse; neither abstinence nor excess ever renders man happy.
I disapprove of what you say, but I defend to the death your right to...
A yawn may not be polite, but at least it is an honest opinion
I never did say that you can't be a nice guy and win. I said...
No errors of opinion can possibly be dangerous in a country where opinion is left...