The superfluous, a very necessary thing.
Quote by Voltaire
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
It is not enough to conquer; one must learn to seduce.
Ice-cream is exquisite - what a pity it isn't illegal.
When he to whom one speaks does not understand, and he who speaks himself does...
I disapprove of what you say, but I defend to the death your right to...
God is a comedian, playing to an audience too afraid to laugh.
He shines in the second rank, who is eclipsed in the first.
Doubt is not a pleasant condition but certainty is an absurd one.
The sovereign is called a tyrant who knows no laws but his caprice.
The instruction we find in books is like fire. We fetch it from our neighbours,...
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him
History is only the register of crimes and misfortunes.
I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right...
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: 'O Lord,...
The little may contrast with the great, in painting, but cannot be said to be...
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: O Lord...
Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy the mad daughter of a wise...
We cannot wish for that we know not.
The opportunity for doing mischief is found a hundred times a day, and of doing...
Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe.