Paradise was made for tender hearts; hell, for loveless hearts.
More quotes by Voltaire
Despite the enormous quantity of books, how few people read! And if one reads profitably, one would realize how much stupid stuff the vulgar herd is content to swallow every day.
The very impossibility in which I find myself to prove that God is not, discovers to me his existence.
More quotes about Wisdom
Miracles, in the sense of phenomena we cannot explain, surround us on every hand: life itself is the miracle of miracles.
Society everywhere is in conspiracy against the manhood of every one of its members. The virtue in most request is conformity. Self-reliance is its aversion. It loves not realities and creators, but names and customs.
It is said that the world is in a state of bankruptcy, that the world owes the world more than the world can pay.
Pity the man who has a character to support – it is worse than a large family – he is silent poor indeed.