What is tolerance? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error; let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.
Quote by Voltaire
When he who hears does not know what he who speaks means, and when he...
I know many books which have bored their readers, but I know of none which...
Of all religions, the Christian should of course inspire the most tolerance, but until now...
Anyone who has the power to make you believe absurdities has the power to make...
Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd
All murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of...
The flowery style is not unsuitable to public speeches or addresses, which amount only to...
A woman can keep one secret - the secret of her age.
What a heavy burden is a name that has become famous too soon.
It requires ages to destroy a popular opinion
When its a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.
I have lived eighty years of life and know nothing for it, but to be...
To believe in God is impossible - to not believe in Him is absurd
All men are born with a nose and ten fingers, but no one was born...
Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe.
Animals have these advantages over man: they never hear the clock strike, they die without...
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
Tyrants have always some slight shade of virtue; they support the laws before destroying them.
Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass...
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.