To enjoy life, we must touch much of it lightly.
Quote by Voltaire
Prejudices are what fools use for reason.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
It is better to risk saving a guilty person than to condemn an innocent one.
Doubt is not a pleasant condition but certainty is an absurd one.
The very impossibility in which I find myself to prove that God is not, discovers...
Nothing would be more tiresome than eating and drinking if God had not made them...
The ancients recommended us to sacrifice to the Graces, but Milton sacrificed to the Devil.
Is there anyone so wise as to learn by the experience of others?
It is not inequality which is the real misfortune, it is dependence.
Thinking is the greatest torture in the world for most people.
The little may contrast with the great, in painting, but cannot be said to be...
Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too.
Injustice in the end produces independence.
Tyrants have always some slight shade of virtue; they support the laws before destroying them
Once the people begin to reason, all is lost
Only your friends steal your books.
Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us...
A yawn may not be polite, but at least it is an honest opinion
Nothing is more conducive to peace of mind than not having any opinion at all.
Public opinion is stronger than the legislature, and nearly as strong as the ten commandments