Tyrants have always some slight shade of virtue; they support the laws before destroying them
Quote by Voltaire
My life is a struggle.
Prejudice is the reason of fools
May God defend me from my friends; I can defend myself from my enemies.
Men are equal; it is not birth but virtue that makes the difference
He must be very ignorant for he answers every question he is asked.
The first step, my son, which one makes in the world, is the one on...
All styles are good except the tiresome kind.
It is not enough to conquer; one must learn to seduce.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: 'O Lord,...
Pleasure is the object, duty and the goal of all rational creatures.
I am very fond of truth, but not at all of martyrdom.
The secret of being a bore... is to tell everything.
Love is a canvas furnished by Nature and embroidered by imagination.
Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too
What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss...
We have a natural right to make use of our pens as of our tongues,...
It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong.
If there were no God, it would be necessary to invent him.
He never sold the truth to serve the hour, nor paltered with Eternal God for...
I do not believe in God because I do not believe in Mother Goose