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
Friendship is the marriage of the soul, and this marriage is liable to divorce.
The ear is the avenue to the heart.
I do not agree with what you have to say, but I'll defend to the...
He who is not just is severe, he who is not wise is sad.
The superfluous, a very necessary thing
I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right...
If the people we love are stolen from us, the way to have them live...
We must cultivate our own garden. When man was put in the garden of Eden...
Clever tyrants are never punished.
Indeed, history is nothing more than a tableau of crimes and misfortunes.
I have lived eighty years of life and know nothing for it, but to be...
Injustice in the end produces independence.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: O Lord...
Judge a person by their questions, rather than their answers.
Never argue at the dinner table, for the one who is not hungry always gets...
It is fancy rather than taste which produces so many new fashions
I keep to old books, for they teach me something; from the new I learn...
The secret of being a bore... is to tell everything.
Do well and you will have no need for ancestors.
Satire lies about literary men while they live and eulogy lies about them when they...