Tyrants have always some slight shade of virtue; they support the laws before destroying them
Quote by Voltaire
When it is a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.
Judge a person by their questions, rather than their answers.
Doubt is uncomfortable, certainty is ridiculous.
The husband who decides to surprise his wife is often very much surprised himself.
He shines in the second rank, who is eclipsed in the first.
Animals have these advantages over man: they never hear the clock strike, they die without...
I hate women because they always know where things are.
He is a hard man who is only just, and a sad one who is...
Of all religions, the Christian should of course inspire the most tolerance, but until now...
The opportunity for doing mischief is found a hundred times a day, and of doing...
It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere.
It is not love that should be depicted as blind, but self-love.
Originality is nothing but judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed from one another. The...
Woe to the makers of literal translations, who by rendering every word weaken the meaning!...
The secret of being a bore... is to tell everything.
The world embarrasses me, and I cannot dream that this watch exists and has no...
Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers.
It is an infantile superstition of the human spirit that virginity would be thought a...
The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all.
Prejudice is the child of ignorance.
Never forget that it is the spirit with which you endow your work that makes...