When he who hears does not know what he who speaks means, and when he who speaks does not know what he himself means, that is philosophy
Quote by Voltaire
As long as people believe in absurdities they will continue to commit atrocities.
The ear is the avenue to the heart.
A witty saying proves nothing.
Tears are the silent language of grief
Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us...
A yawn may not be polite, but at least it is an honest opinion
I hate women because they always know where things are.
The safest course is to do nothing against one's conscience. With this secret, we can...
To hold a pen is to be at war.
Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time
Anything that is too stupid to be spoken is sung.
This self-love is the instrument of our preservation; it resembles the provision for the perpetuity...
Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too.
He shines in the second rank, who is eclipsed in the first.
To the living we owe respect, but to the dead we owe only the truth.
In every author let us distinguish the man from his works.
Anyone who seeks to destroy the passions instead of controlling them is trying to play...
Men hate the individual whom they call avaricious only because nothing can be gained from...
Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.
Weakness on both sides is, as we know, the motto of all quarrels.