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
The sovereign is called a tyrant who knows no laws but his caprice.
I do not agree with what you have to say, but I'll defend to the...
In my life, I have prayed but one prayer: oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous....
Business is the salt of life.
Common sense is not so common.
The history of human opinion is scarcely anything, more than the history of human errors
The first step, my son, which one makes in the world, is the one on...
Judge a person by their questions, rather than their answers.
Of all religions, the Christian should of course inspire the most tolerance, but until now...
What a heavy burden is a name that has become famous too soon.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers
The superfluous, a very necessary thing
To hold a pen is to be at war.
It is an infantile superstition of the human spirit that virginity would be thought a...
Nature has always had more force than education.
I keep to old books, for they teach me something; from the new I learn...
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large...
The truths of religion are never so well understood as by those who have lost...
Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy the mad daughter of a wise...
Paradise was made for tender hearts; hell, for loveless hearts.