The ideal form of government is democracy tempered with assassination.
Quote by Voltaire
Animals have these advantages over man: they never hear the clock strike, they die without...
Satire lies about literary men while they live and eulogy lies about them when they...
Christianity is the most ridiculous, the most absurd, and bloody religion that has ever infected...
Anything that is too stupid to be spoken is sung.
It requires ages to destroy a popular opinion
It is fancy rather than taste which produces so many new fashions
It is better to risk saving a guilty man than to condemn an innocent one.
Do well and you will have no need for ancestors.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
The ancients recommended us to sacrifice to the Graces, but Milton sacrificed to the Devil.
The best is the enemy of the good.
I have lived eighty years of life and know nothing for it, but to be...
There are truths which are not for all men, nor for all times.
We never live; we are always in the expectation of living.
The very impossibility in which I find myself to prove that God is not, discovers...
God is a comedian, playing to an audience too afraid to laugh.
Business is the salt of life.
Prejudices are what fools use for reason.
You're tryin' to be cool you look like a fool to me.
Sometimes you gotta ask yourself, are you being played for a fool?
Hypocrisy: prejudice with a halo
Color had been made the mark of enslavement and was taken to be also the...