Judge a person by their questions, rather than their answers.
Quote by Voltaire
The true character of liberty is independence, maintained by force
It is the flash which appears, the thunderbolt will follow.
Every man is a creature of the age in which he lives; very few are...
Love has features which pierce all hearts, he wears a bandage which conceals the faults...
In this country it is a good thing to kill an admiral from time to...
It is one of the superstitions of the human mind to have imagined that virginity...
It is not known precisely where angels dwell whether in the air, the void, or...
It is as impossible to translate poetry as it is to translate music.
I should like to lie at your feet and die in your arms.
Clever tyrants are never punished.
The punishment of criminals should be of use; when a man is hanged he is...
Prejudices are what fools use for reason.
Ice-cream is exquisite - what a pity it isn't illegal.
It is fancy rather than taste which produces so many new fashions
Philosopher: A lover of wisdom, which is to say, Truth
Indeed, history is nothing more than a tableau of crimes and misfortunes.
Time, which alone makes the reputation of men, ends by making their defects respectable.
He shines in the second rank, who is eclipsed in the first.
No problem can withstand the assault of sustained thinking.
The truths of religion are never so well understood as by those who have lost...