The infinitely little have a pride infinitely great.
Quote by Voltaire
Each player must accept the cards life deals him or her: but once they are...
To believe in God is impossible not to believe in Him is absurd.
The superfluous, a very necessary thing
Do well and you will have no need for ancestors.
Man is free at the moment he wishes to be.
I know of no great men except those who have rendered great service to the...
I know many books which have bored their readers, but I know of none which...
Of all religions, the Christian should of course inspire the most tolerance, but until now...
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too.
The art of government is to make two-thirds of a nation pay all it possibly...
The best government is a benevolent tyranny tempered by an occasional assassination.
Every one goes astray, but the least imprudent are they who repent the soonest.
The ideal form of government is democracy tempered with assassination.
It is hard to free fools from the chains they revere.
In every author let us distinguish the man from his works.
Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal...
A witty saying proves nothing.
The witty woman is a tragic figure in American life. Wit destroys eroticism and eroticism...
You can pretend to be serious; you can't pretend to be witty.