The opportunity for doing mischief is found a hundred times a day, and of doing good once in a year.
Quote by Voltaire
Weakness on both sides is, as we know, the motto of all quarrels.
All men have equal rights to liberty, to their property, and to the protection of...
Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too.
Love has features which pierce all hearts, he wears a bandage which conceals the faults...
History should be written as philosophy.
The atheists are for the most part impudent and misguided scholars who reason badly, and...
One great use of words is to hide our thoughts
It is lamentable, that to be a good patriot one must become the enemy of...
He must be very ignorant for he answers every question he is asked
It is not enough to conquer; one must learn to seduce.
I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right...
All murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of...
We must distinguish between speaking to deceive and being silent to be reserved.
The ancients recommended us to sacrifice to the Graces, but Milton sacrificed to the Devil.
The husband who decides to surprise his wife is often very much surprised himself.
Friendship is the marriage of the soul, and this marriage is liable to divorce.
Illusion is the first of all pleasures.
This self-love is the instrument of our preservation; it resembles the provision for the perpetuity...
The Holy Roman Empire is neither Holy, nor Roman, nor an Empire.
In every author let us distinguish the man from his works.