Madness is to think of too many things in succession too fast, or of one thing too exclusively
Quote by Voltaire
The superfluous, a very necessary thing
Tears are the silent language of grief
Ice-cream is exquisite - what a pity it isn't illegal.
Originality is nothing but judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed from one another. The...
The infinitely little have a pride infinitely great.
History is no more than the portrayal of crimes and misfortunes
Self-love is the instrument of our preservation.
The punishment of criminals should be of use; when a man is hanged he is...
Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.
Prejudice is the reason of fools
The only way to comprehend what mathematicians mean by Infinity is to contemplate the extent...
Illusion is the first of all pleasures.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
To succeed in the world it is not enough to be stupid, you must also...
Prejudice is an opinion without judgment
God is not on the side of the big battalions, but on the side of...
I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right...
Liberty guest amiable, Plants both elbows on the table
I prefer liberty with danger than peace with slavery
Whether in chains or in laurels, liberty knows nothing but victories.