The best is the enemy of the good.
Quote by Voltaire
Doing Your Best Quotes
It is fancy rather than taste which produces so many new fashions
To the living we owe respect, but to the dead we owe only the truth.
The first step, my son, which one makes in the world, is the one on...
Tyrants have always some slight shade of virtue; they support the laws before destroying them.
Nothing would be more tiresome than eating and drinking if God had not made them...
It is better to risk saving a guilty man than to condemn an innocent one.
No problem can withstand the assault of sustained thinking.
I have lived eighty years of life and know nothing for it, but to be...
All styles are good except the tiresome kind.
It requires ages to destroy a popular opinion
Woe to the makers of literal translations, who by rendering every word weaken the meaning!...
Divorce is probably of nearly the same date as marriage. I believe, however, that marriage...
The infinitely little have a pride infinitely great.
It is far better to be silent than merely to increase the quantity of bad...
The very impossibility in which I find myself to prove that God is not, discovers...
He is a hard man who is only just, and a sad one who is...
Prejudice is the reason of fools
We cannot wish for that we know not.
He who is not just is severe, he who is not wise is sad.
The best way to be boring is to leave nothing out.