The art of government is to make two-thirds of a nation pay all it possibly can pay for the benefit of the other third.
Quote by Voltaire
When it is a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.
History should be written as philosophy.
Love truth, and pardon error.
It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere.
All men have equal rights to liberty, to their property, and to the protection of...
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large...
Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us...
What is tolerance? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty...
It is hard to free fools from the chains they revere.
Fear follows crime, and is its punishment
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him
Man is free at the moment he wishes to be.
Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass...
It is fancy rather than taste which produces so many new fashions
All sects differ, because they come from men; morality is everywhere the same, because it...
The world embarrasses me, and I cannot dream that this watch exists and has no...
Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.
Use do not abuse, neither abstinence nor excess ever renders man happy.
Writing quotes, Writers
Abstinence is the surety of temperance