The multitude of books is making us ignorant.
Quote by Voltaire
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: O Lord...
He is a hard man who is only just, and a sad one who is...
Men hate the individual whom they call avaricious only because nothing can be gained from...
Now, now my good man, this is no time for making enemies.
Anything that is too stupid to be spoken is sung.
Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us...
It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong.
It is with books as with men: a very small number play a great part,...
He shines in the second rank, who is eclipsed in the first.
When it is a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.
Very learned women are to be found, in the same manner as female warriors; but...
History should be written as philosophy.
A woman can keep one secret - the secret of her age
The sovereign is called a tyrant who knows no laws but his caprice.
Anyone who has the power to make you believe absurdities has the power to make...
To rely upon conviction, devotion, and other excellent spiritual qualities - that is not to...
It requires ages to destroy a popular opinion
If God created us in his own image, we have more than reciprocated.
A healthy nature needs no God or immortality
We all suffer for each other, and gain by each other's suffering; for man never...