The opportunity for doing mischief is found a hundred times a day, and of doing good once in a year.
Quote by Voltaire
Let us work without theorizing, tis the only way to make life endurable.
Common sense is not so common.
Optimism is the madness of insisting that all is well when we are miserable.
Is there anyone so wise as to learn by the experience of others?
We cannot always oblige; but we can always speak obligingly.
Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass...
Nothing can be more contrary to religion and the clergy than reason and common sense.
As long as people believe in absurdities they will continue to commit atrocities.
In my life, I have prayed but one prayer: oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous....
Paradise was made for tender hearts; hell, for loveless hearts.
Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe.
The ancients recommended us to sacrifice to the Graces, but Milton sacrificed to the Devil.
History is fables agreed upon.
If there were no God, it would have been necessary to invent him.
It is an infantile superstition of the human spirit that virginity would be thought a...
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers
Regimen is superior to medicine, especially as, from time immemorial, out of every hundred physicians,...
Minds differ still more than faces
Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be
The mind can also be an erogenous zone