Only your friends steal your books
Quote by Voltaire
Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time.
Paradise was made for tender hearts; hell, for loveless hearts.
Illusion is the first of all pleasures.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers
I have only ever made one prayer to God, a very short one: O Lord,...
To the wicked, everything serves as pretext.
Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd
Nothing can be more contrary to religion and the clergy than reason and common sense.
The little may contrast with the great, in painting, but cannot be said to be...
It is vain for the coward to flee; death follows close behind; it is only...
We have a natural right to make use of our pens as of our tongue,...
Men hate the individual whom they call avaricious only because nothing can be gained from...
We are all full of weakness and errors; let us mutually pardon each other our...
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him
Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.
By appreciation, we make excellence in others our own property.
The man who ventures to write contemporary history must expect to be attacked both for...
Regimen is superior to medicine, especially as, from time immemorial, out of every hundred physicians,...
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one,...
The desire to take medicine is perhaps the greatest feature which distinguishes man from animals.