Men hate the individual whom they call avaricious only because nothing can be gained from him.
Quote by Voltaire
The truths of religion are never so well understood as by those who have lost...
All sects differ, because they come from men; morality is everywhere the same, because it...
Love is a canvas furnished by Nature and embroidered by imagination.
To believe in God is impossible - to not believe in Him is absurd
Prejudices are what fools use for reason.
All the citizens of a state cannot be equally powerful, but they may be equally...
It is better to risk saving a guilty man than to condemn an innocent one.
Originality is nothing by judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed one from another.
All styles are good except the tiresome kind.
Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass...
The ideal form of government is democracy tempered with assassination.
We never live; we are always in the expectation of living.
Judge a person by their questions, rather than their answers.
He must be very ignorant for he answers every question he is asked.
It is not love that should be depicted as blind, but self-love.
The infinitely little have a pride infinitely great.
Satire lies about literary men while they live and eulogy lies about them when they...
It is hard to free fools from the chains they revere.
There are truths which are not for all men, nor for all times.
The progress of rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man...