To the wicked, everything serves as pretext.
Quote by Voltaire
The history of human opinion is scarcely anything, more than the history of human errors
The progress of rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man...
Originality is nothing by judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed one from another.
Marriage is the only adventure open to the cowardly
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent Him.
Poetry is the music of the soul, and, above all, of great and feeling souls.
Love has features which pierce all hearts, he wears a bandage which conceals the faults...
Fear follows crime, and is its punishment
The sovereign is called a tyrant who knows no laws but his caprice.
History is fables agreed upon.
If there were no God, it would be necessary to invent him.
I hate women because they always know where things are.
The Holy Roman Empire is neither Holy, nor Roman, nor an Empire.
God is a comedian, playing to an audience too afraid to laugh.
Repose is a good thing, but boredom is its brother
Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe.
Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy: the mad daughter of a wise...
When it is a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.
Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy the mad daughter of a wise...
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large...