Once the people begin to reason, all is lost
Quote by Voltaire
Men hate the individual whom they call avaricious only because nothing can be gained from...
The first step, my son, which one makes in the world, is the one on...
Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time
All men are born with a nose and ten fingers, but no one was born...
Use do not abuse, neither abstinence nor excess ever renders man happy.
The opportunity for doing mischief is found a hundred times a day, and of doing...
One merit of poetry few persons will deny: it says more and in fewer words...
All the reasonings of men are not worth one sentiment of women.
Inspiration: A peculiar effect of divine flatulence emitted by the Holy Spirit which hisses into...
Nothing can be more contrary to religion and the clergy than reason and common sense
If God created us in his own image, we have more than reciprocated.
Froth at the top, dregs at bottom, but the middle excellent.
God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves...
Doctors are men who prescribe medicines of which they know little, to cure diseases of...
Work spares us from three evils: boredom, vice, and need
Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too.
We are rarely proud when we are alone.
The public is a ferocious beast; one must either chain it or flee from it.
Fear follows crime and is its punishment.
When it is a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.