To the wicked, everything serves as pretext.
Quote by Voltaire
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent Him.
Animals have these advantages over man: they never hear the clock strike, they die without...
The flowery style is not unsuitable to public speeches or addresses, which amount only to...
The best is the enemy of the good.
He was a great patriot, a humanitarian, a loyal friend - provided, of course, that...
Optimism is the madness of insisting that all is well when we are miserable.
All the known world, excepting only savage nations, is governed by books.
The best government is a benevolent tyranny tempered by an occasional assassination.
I know of nothing more laughable than a doctor who does not die of old...
To hold a pen is to be at war.
He who has not the spirit of this age, has all the misery of it.
One great use of words is to hide our thoughts.
All men are born with a nose and ten fingers, but no one was born...
I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right...
Stand upright, speak thy thoughts, declare The truth thou hast, that all may share; Be...
We are rarely proud when we are alone.
All the citizens of a state cannot be equally powerful, but they may be equally...
Injustice in the end produces independence.
All murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of...
There are truths which are not for all men, nor for all times.