It is with books as with men: a very small number play a great part, the rest are lost in the multitude.
Quote by Voltaire
He must be very ignorant for he answers every question he is asked
Animals have these advantages over man: they never hear the clock strike, they die without...
All the reasonings of men are not worth one sentiment of women.
Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe.
In general, the art of government consists of taking as much money as possible from...
Whoever serves his country well has no need of ancestors.
Liberty guest amiable, Plants both elbows on the table
When its a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.
How pleasant it is for a father to sit at his child's board. It is...
We cannot wish for that we know not.
In every author let us distinguish the man from his works.
Tyrants have always some slight shade of virtue; they support the laws before destroying them.
Everything's fine today, that is our illusion.
Doubt is not a pleasant condition but certainty is an absurd one.
The sentiment of justice is so natural, and so universally acquired by all mankind, that...
The multitude of books is making us ignorant.
The infinitely little have a pride infinitely great.
I do not agree with a word that you say, but I will defend to...
Death is not evil, for it frees man from all ills and takes away his...
Death is not extinguishing the light; it is only putting out the lamp because the...