Nothing can be more contrary to religion and the clergy than reason and common sense.
Quote by Voltaire
It is as impossible to translate poetry as it is to translate music.
Let us work without theorizing, tis the only way to make life endurable.
History is no more than the portrayal of crimes and misfortunes
Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.
It is one of the superstitions of the human mind to have imagined that virginity...
The punishment of criminals should be of use; when a man is hanged he is...
Thinking is the greatest torture in the world for most people.
Christianity is the most ridiculous, the most absurd, and bloody religion that has ever infected...
The multitude of books is making us ignorant.
The ladder of success must be set upon something solid before you can start to...
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe.
The only way to comprehend what mathematicians mean by Infinity is to contemplate the extent...
It is not inequality which is the real misfortune, it is dependence.
Very often, say what you will, a knave is only a fool.
The progress of rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man...
Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us...
I know of no great men except those who have rendered great service to the...
As long as our social order regards the good of institutions rather than the good...
We cannot hold a torch to light another's path without brightening our own.
Helping others is like helping yourself.