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
Love truth, and pardon error.
Anyone who seeks to destroy the passions instead of controlling them is trying to play...
Tyrants have always some slight shade of virtue; they support the laws before destroying them
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
All styles are good except the tiresome kind.
To the living we owe respect, but to the dead we owe only the truth.
He is a hard man who is only just, and a sad one who is...
The ancient Romans built their greatest masterpieces of architecture, their amphitheaters, for wild beasts to...
A woman can keep one secret - the secret of her age
Every one goes astray, but the least imprudent are they who repent the soonest.
Satire lies about literary men while they live and eulogy lies about them when they...
I should like to lie at your feet and die in your arms.
Christianity is the most ridiculous, the most absurd, and bloody religion that has ever infected...
We cannot wish for that we know not.
History is no more than the portrayal of crimes and misfortunes
It is not inequality which is the real misfortune, it is dependence.
Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too.
The flowery style is not unsuitable to public speeches or addresses, which amount only to...
We must distinguish between speaking to deceive and being silent to be reserved.
Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.