As long as people believe in absurdities they will continue to commit atrocities.
Exaggeration is the inseparable companion of greatness.
The best is the enemy of the good.
What a heavy burden is a name that has become famous too soon.
It is fancy rather than taste which produces so many new fashions.
Chance is a word void of sense; nothing can exist without a cause.
We are all full of weakness and errors; let us mutually pardon each other our follies it is the first law of nature.
The great consolation in life is to say what one thinks.
It is hard to free fools from the chains they revere.
Liberty, then, about which so many volumes have been written is, when accurately defined, only the power of acting.
The true character of liberty is independence, maintained by force.
I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.
Category: Freedom Of Speech
May God defend me from my friends; I can defend myself from my enemies.
Category: Friends And Friendship
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.
God is always on the side of the heaviest battalions.