The history of human opinion is scarcely anything, more than the history of human errors
Quote by Voltaire
I die adoring God, loving my friends, not hating my enemies, and detesting superstition
Prejudices are what fools use for reason.
May God defend me from my friends; I can defend myself from my enemies.
Society therefore is an ancient as the world.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
Stand upright, speak thy thoughts, declare The truth thou hast, that all may share; Be...
Every man is a creature of the age in which he lives; very few are...
I should like to lie at your feet and die in your arms.
I keep to old books, for they teach me something; from the new I learn...
The progress of rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man...
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
Is there anyone so wise as to learn by the experience of others?
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
Use, do not abuse; neither abstinence nor excess ever renders man happy.
By appreciation, we make excellence in others our own property.
It is one of the superstitions of the human mind to have imagined that virginity...
Nature has always had more force than education.
The husband who decides to surprise his wife is often very much surprised himself.
Whoever serves his country well has no need of ancestors.
It is not sufficient to see and to know the beauty of a work. We...