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
Do well and you will have no need for ancestors.
When its a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.
It is not more surprising to be born twice than once; everything in nature is...
Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe.
Men are equal; it is not birth but virtue that makes the difference
It is fancy rather than taste which produces so many new fashions
Nothing can be more contrary to religion and the clergy than reason and common sense.
Originality is nothing by judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed one from another.
The opportunity for doing mischief is found a hundred times a day, and of doing...
It is one of the superstitions of the human mind to have imagined that virginity...
Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass...
The ancient Romans built their greatest masterpieces of architecture, their amphitheaters, for wild beasts to...
The only way to comprehend what mathematicians mean by Infinity is to contemplate the extent...
There are truths which are not for all men, nor for all times.
Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us...
I know of no great men except those who have rendered great service to the...
God is a comedian, playing to an audience too afraid to laugh.
The secret of being a bore... is to tell everything.
The sovereign is called a tyrant who knows no laws but his caprice.
We never live; we are always in the expectation of living.