Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal their thoughts.
Quote by Voltaire
All the known world, excepting only savage nations, is governed by books.
The world embarrasses me, and I cannot dream that this watch exists and has no...
Optimism is the madness of insisting that all is well when we are miserable.
We have a natural right to make use of our pens as of our tongues,...
The ideal form of government is democracy tempered with assassination.
Love is a canvas furnished by Nature and embroidered by imagination.
I do not agree with a word that you say, but I will defend to...
Use, do not abuse; neither abstinence nor excess ever renders man happy.
Let us read and let us dance - two amusements that will never do any...
It is not inequality which is the real misfortune, it is dependence.
If God created us in his own image, we have more than reciprocated.
Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd
He was a great patriot, a humanitarian, a loyal friend; provided, of course, he really...
Clever tyrants are never punished.
Love truth, and pardon error.
The punishment of criminals should be of use; when a man is hanged he is...
Prejudices are what fools use for reason.
God is a comedian playing to an audience too afraid to laugh.
My boyfriend and I live together, which means we don't have sex ever. Now that...
The main thing is keeping the main thing the main thing.
Lord, make me an instrument of your peace; where there is hatred, let me sow...