Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.
Quote by Voltaire
The safest course is to do nothing against one's conscience. With this secret, we can...
It is hard to free fools from the chains they revere.
Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
Never argue at the dinner table, for the one who is not hungry always gets...
The Holy Roman Empire is neither Holy, nor Roman, nor an Empire.
Love truth, and pardon error.
Prejudice is an opinion without judgment
The progress of rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man...
It is one of the superstitions of the human mind to have imagined that virginity...
We cannot wish for that we know not.
Very often, say what you will, a knave is only a fool.
Minds differ still more than faces
When it is a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.
Doctors are men who prescribe medicines of which they know little, to cure diseases of...
Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe.
One merit of poetry few persons will deny: it says more and in fewer words...
The flowery style is not unsuitable to public speeches or addresses, which amount only to...
He must be very ignorant for he answers every question he is asked.
Anything that is too stupid to be spoken is sung.