What then do you call your soul? What idea have you of it? You cannot of yourselves, without revelation, admit the existence within you of anything but a power unknown to you of feeling and thinking.
Quote by Voltaire
Optimism is the madness of insisting that all is well when we are miserable.
I have lived eighty years of life and know nothing for it, but to be...
Our country is that spot to which our heart is bound.
Originality is nothing by judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed one from another.
The world embarrasses me, and I cannot dream that this watch exists and has no...
To rely upon conviction, devotion, and other excellent spiritual qualities - that is not to...
I do not agree with what you have to say, but I'll defend to the...
Every one goes astray, but the least imprudent are they who repent the soonest.
The infinitely little have a pride infinitely great.
I am very fond of truth, but not at all of martyrdom.
All men have equal rights to liberty, to their property, and to the protection of...
Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too
He who is not just is severe, he who is not wise is sad.
When its a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.
Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass...
If you want good laws, burn those you have and make new ones.
The safest course is to do nothing against one's conscience. With this secret, we can...
Now, now my good man, this is no time for making enemies.
I'd rather be dead than think about death.
The more we write the less we die.
Be assured those will be thy worst enemies, not to whom thou hast done evil,...