The truths of religion are never so well understood as by those who have lost the power of reason.
Quote by Voltaire
The Holy Roman Empire is neither Holy, nor Roman, nor an Empire.
Tyrants have always some slight shade of virtue; they support the laws before destroying them
A woman can keep one secret - the secret of her age.
Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time
Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us...
Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd.
Every man is a creature of the age in which he lives; very few are...
Man is free at the moment he wishes to be.
We must distinguish between speaking to deceive and being silent to be reserved.
Regimen is superior to medicine, especially as, from time immemorial, out of every hundred physicians,...
When its a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: O Lord...
Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal...
Minds differ still more than faces
We are all full of weakness and errors; let us mutually pardon each other our...
I disapprove of what you say, but I defend to the death your right to...
Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass...
He is a hard man who is only just, and a sad one who is...
Contact with a high-minded woman is good for the life of any man
Men wear the pants in the relationship but women control the zipper.