The atheists are for the most part impudent and misguided scholars who reason badly, and who, not being able to understand the Creation, the origin of evil, and other difficulties, have recourse to the hypothesis of the eternity of things…
Quote by Voltaire
Work is often the father of pleasure.
He is a hard man who is only just, and a sad one who is...
The instruction we find in books is like fire. We fetch it from our neighbours,...
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent Him.
The mouth obeys poorly when the heart murmurs.
Injustice in the end produces independence.
It is hard to free fools from the chains they revere.
It is fancy rather than taste which produces so many new fashions
One merit of poetry few persons will deny: it says more and in fewer words...
Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time
The infinitely little have a pride infinitely great.
It is not enough to conquer; one must learn to seduce.
I do not agree with a word that you say, but I will defend to...
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
Liberty guest amiable, Plants both elbows on the table
Stand upright, speak thy thoughts, declare The truth thou hast, that all may share; Be...
The sovereign is called a tyrant who knows no laws but his caprice.
Let us read and let us dance - two amusements that will never do any...
In general, the art of government consists of taking as much money as possible from...
It is the flash which appears, the thunderbolt will follow.