Thinking is the greatest torture in the world for most people.
Quote by Voltaire
To succeed in the world it is not enough to be stupid, you must also...
Philosopher: A lover of wisdom, which is to say, Truth
Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too
Nothing can be more contrary to religion and the clergy than reason and common sense.
It is not more surprising to be born twice than once; everything in nature is...
Satire lies about literary men while they live and eulogy lies about them when they...
This self-love is the instrument of our preservation; it resembles the provision for the perpetuity...
In every author let us distinguish the man from his works.
To hold a pen is to be at war.
Illusion is the first of all pleasures.
Providence has given us hope and sleep as a compensation for the many cares of...
A woman can keep one secret - the secret of her age
The truths of religion are never so well understood as by those who have lost...
It is one of the superstitions of the human mind to have imagined that virginity...
Now, now my good man, this is no time for making enemies.
I do not agree with a word that you say, but I will defend to...
All the reasonings of men are not worth one sentiment of women.
Once the people begin to reason, all is lost
Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time;...
Reason is the natural order of truth; but imagination is the organ of meaning.