Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass quickly through them. The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us.
Quote by Voltaire
One great use of words is to hide our thoughts
I know many books which have bored their readers, but I know of none which...
The Holy Roman Empire is neither Holy, nor Roman, nor an Empire.
Of all religions, the Christian should of course inspire the most tolerance, but until now...
It is not inequality which is the real misfortune, it is dependence.
Anyone who has the power to make you believe absurdities has the power to make...
Never argue at the dinner table, for the one who is not hungry always gets...
Fear follows crime and is its punishment.
Prejudices are what fools use for reason.
There are truths which are not for all men, nor for all times.
It is lamentable, that to be a good patriot one must become the enemy of...
Nature has always had more force than education.
When its a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.
Judge a person by their questions, rather than their answers.
I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right...
It is with books as with men: a very small number play a great part,...
Weakness on both sides is, as we know, the motto of all quarrels.
Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.
The progress of rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man...
He is a hard man who is only just, and a sad one who is...