The safest course is to do nothing against one's conscience. With this secret, we can enjoy life and have no fear from death.
Quote by Voltaire
Every man is a creature of the age in which he lives; very few are...
Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy: the mad daughter of a wise...
The secret of being a bore... is to tell everything.
When he who hears does not know what he who speaks means, and when he...
He must be very ignorant for he answers every question he is asked.
Injustice in the end produces independence.
Common sense is not so common.
The history of human opinion is scarcely anything, more than the history of human errors
It is one of the superstitions of the human mind to have imagined that virginity...
Nature has always had more force than education.
I keep to old books, for they teach me something; from the new I learn...
The sovereign is called a tyrant who knows no laws but his caprice.
Love has features which pierce all hearts, he wears a bandage which conceals the faults...
Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers.
Marriage is the only adventure open to the cowardly
Work is often the father of pleasure.
Nothing can be more contrary to religion and the clergy than reason and common sense.
Anyone who seeks to destroy the passions instead of controlling them is trying to play...
It is hard to free fools from the chains they revere.
Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy the mad daughter of a wise...