The very impossibility in which I find myself to prove that God is not, discovers to me his existence.
Quote by Voltaire
Every man is a creature of the age in which he lives; very few are...
Nothing can be more contrary to religion and the clergy than reason and common sense
I know of no great men except those who have rendered great service to the...
Fear follows crime and is its punishment.
It is one of the superstitions of the human mind to have imagined that virginity...
The art of government is to make two-thirds of a nation pay all it possibly...
Tyrants have always some slight shade of virtue; they support the laws before destroying them
The sovereign is called a tyrant who knows no laws but his caprice.
Meditation is the dissolution of thoughts in Eternal awareness or Pure consciousness without objectification, knowing...
Originality is nothing by judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed one from another.
History is no more than the portrayal of crimes and misfortunes
God is a comedian, playing to an audience too afraid to laugh.
It is not sufficient to see and to know the beauty of a work. We...
Indeed, history is nothing more than a tableau of crimes and misfortunes.
It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong.
Men are equal; it is not birth but virtue that makes the difference
Marriage is the only adventure open to the cowardly
To the living we owe respect, but to the dead we owe only the truth.
It ain't so much the things we don't know that get us in trouble. It's...
Our ability to adapt is amazing. Our ability to change isn't quite as spectacular.