Opinion has caused more trouble on this little earth than plagues or earthquakes.
Quote by Voltaire
Providence has given us hope and sleep as a compensation for the many cares of...
The atheists are for the most part impudent and misguided scholars who reason badly, and...
Illusion is the first of the pleasures
Tyrants have always some slight shade of virtue; they support the laws before destroying them
It is as impossible to translate poetry as it is to translate music.
The Holy Roman Empire is neither Holy, nor Roman, nor an Empire.
To enjoy life, we must touch much of it lightly.
God is not on the side of the big battalions, but on the side of...
The world embarrasses me, and I cannot dream that this watch exists and has no...
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent Him.
He must be very ignorant for he answers every question he is asked
I am very fond of truth, but not at all of martyrdom.
Business is the salt of life.
A man loved by a beautiful woman will always get out of trouble.
To rely upon conviction, devotion, and other excellent spiritual qualities - that is not to...
In general, the art of government consists in taking as much money as possible from...
Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
Science may have found a cure for most evils; but it has found no remedy...
Even people who aren't sick may not have optimal wellness.
The world is beautiful, but has a disease called man.
I've heard claims that we can wish our way to perfect, permanent wellness, but I...