The ideal form of government is democracy tempered with assassination.
Quote by Voltaire
Christianity is the most ridiculous, the most absurd, and bloody religion that has ever infected...
It is as impossible to translate poetry as it is to translate music.
The sentiment of justice is so natural, and so universally acquired by all mankind, that...
Behind every successful man stands a surprised mother-in-law.
Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
Now, now my good man, this is no time for making enemies.
Doctors are men who prescribe medicines of which they know little, to cure diseases of...
What then do you call your soul? What idea have you of it? You cannot...
To enjoy life, we must touch much of it lightly.
I have only ever made one prayer to God, a very short one: O Lord,...
The best is the enemy of the good.
My life is a struggle.
The punishment of criminals should be of use; when a man is hanged he is...
Tears are the silent language of grief.
Doubt is uncomfortable, certainty is ridiculous.
What is tolerance? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty...
In general, the art of government consists of taking as much money as possible from...
All murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of...
The first step, my son, which one makes in the world, is the one on...