It is not sufficient to see and to know the beauty of a work. We must feel and be affected by it.
Quote by Voltaire
The multitude of books is making us ignorant.
Is there anyone so wise as to learn by the experience of others?
If there were no God, it would have been necessary to invent him.
I do not agree with a word that you say, but I will defend to...
The history of human opinion is scarcely anything, more than the history of human errors
Doubt is not a pleasant condition but certainty is an absurd one.
Business is the salt of life.
History is only the register of crimes and misfortunes.
Men hate the individual whom they call avaricious only because nothing can be gained from...
It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere.
Christianity is the most ridiculous, the most absurd, and bloody religion that has ever infected...
Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe.
Illusion is the first of the pleasures
I should like to lie at your feet and die in your arms.
The ancient Romans built their greatest masterpieces of architecture, their amphitheaters, for wild beasts to...
By appreciation, we make excellence in others our own property.
He shines in the second rank, who is eclipsed in the first.
Prejudices are what fools use for reason.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say...
Sometimes you gotta ask yourself, are you being played for a fool?
Without the aid of prejudice and custom, I should not be able to find my...
Most of our so-called reasoning consists in finding arguments for going on believing as we...