The Holy Roman Empire is neither Holy, nor Roman, nor an Empire.
Quote by Voltaire
It requires ages to destroy a popular opinion
The progress of rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man...
In general, the art of government consists in taking as much money as possible from...
Nature has always had more force than education.
Originality is nothing but judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed from one another. The...
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers
It is not inequality which is the real misfortune, it is dependence.
I am very fond of truth, but not at all of martyrdom.
Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal...
It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong.
The world embarrasses me, and I cannot dream that this watch exists and has no...
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: O Lord...
The great consolation in life is to say what one thinks.
Prejudices are what fools use for reason.
Regimen is superior to medicine, especially as, from time immemorial, out of every hundred physicians,...
Froth at the top, dregs at bottom, but the middle excellent.
All murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of...
Thinking is the greatest torture in the world for most people.
Those who know how to think need no teachers.
He who limps is still walking.