Of all religions, Christianity is without a doubt the one that should inspire tolerance most, although, up to now, the Christians have been the most intolerant of all men
Quote by Voltaire
Whoever serves his country well has no need of ancestors.
An ideal form of government is democracy tempered with assassination.
To succeed in the world it is not enough to be stupid, you must also...
He must be very ignorant for he answers every question he is asked.
Time, which alone makes the reputation of men, ends by making their defects respectable.
A witty saying proves nothing.
To enjoy life, we must touch much of it lightly.
He was a great patriot, a humanitarian, a loyal friend - provided, of course, that...
Inspiration: A peculiar effect of divine flatulence emitted by the Holy Spirit which hisses into...
By appreciation, we make excellence in others our own property.
Use, do not abuse; neither abstinence nor excess ever renders man happy.
He shines in the second rank, who is eclipsed in the first.
Stand upright, speak thy thoughts, declare The truth thou hast, that all may share; Be...
Animals have these advantages over man: they never hear the clock strike, they die without...
We cannot always oblige; but we can always speak obligingly.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: O Lord...
The atheists are for the most part impudent and misguided scholars who reason badly, and...
Work is often the father of pleasure.
Love is not blind, it sees but it doesn't mind.
Love yourself unconditionally, just as you love those closest to you despite their faults.
Pleasure is very seldom found where it is sought. Our brightest blazes are commonly kindled...