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
Thinking is the greatest torture in the world for most people.
To rely upon conviction, devotion, and other excellent spiritual qualities - that is not to...
Liberty guest amiable, Plants both elbows on the table
Optimism is the madness of insisting that all is well when we are miserable.
To hold a pen is to be at war.
Love is a canvas furnished by Nature and embroidered by imagination.
When he to whom one speaks does not understand, and he who speaks himself does...
The atheists are for the most part impudent and misguided scholars who reason badly, and...
Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe.
Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too.
Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass...
It is said that the present is pregnant with the future.
In every author let us distinguish the man from his works.
The little may contrast with the great, in painting, but cannot be said to be...
Originality is nothing but judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed from one another. The...
I hate women because they always know where things are.
All men are born with a nose and ten fingers, but no one was born...
He was a great patriot, a humanitarian, a loyal friend - provided, of course, that...
But fantasy kills imagination, pornography is death to art.
The death of dogma is the birth of morality.
It is old age, rather than death, that is to be contrasted with life. Old...
Praise out of season, or tactlessly bestowed, can freeze the heart as much as blame.