Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time
Quote by Voltaire
He is a hard man who is only just, and a sad one who is...
Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy: the mad daughter of a wise...
Originality is nothing by judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed one from another.
May God defend me from my friends; I can defend myself from my enemies.
To believe in God is impossible - to not believe in Him is absurd
All the reasonings of men are not worth one sentiment of women.
The multitude of books is making us ignorant.
The Holy Roman Empire is neither Holy, nor Roman, nor an Empire.
All sects differ, because they come from men; morality is everywhere the same, because it...
The great consolation in life is to say what one thinks.
To hold a pen is to be at war.
It is not inequality which is the real misfortune, it is dependence.
Chance is a word void of sense; nothing can exist without a cause.
We are all full of weakness and errors; let us mutually pardon each other our...
Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.
History is only the register of crimes and misfortunes.
The punishment of criminals should be of use; when a man is hanged he is...
I know of no great men except those who have rendered great service to the...
The civil service can never be placed on a satisfactory basis until it is regulated...
You can not divorce religious belief and public service. Ive never detected any conflict between...
The test of our progress is not whether we add to the abundance of those...