History is fables agreed upon.
I may disagree with what you have to say, but I shall defend, to the death, your right to say it.
Anything that is too stupid to be spoken is sung.
The great consolation in life is to say what one thinks
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while Nature cures the disease
Philosopher: A lover of wisdom, which is to say, Truth
Originality is nothing but judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed from one another. The instruction we find in books is like fire. We fetch it from our neighbours, kindle it at home, communicate it to others, and it becomes the property of all
Of all religions, Christianity is without a doubt the one that should inspire tolerance most, although, up to now, the Christians have been the most intolerant of all men
It is not more surprising to be born twice than once; everything in nature is resurrection
Each player must accept the cards life deals him or her: but once they are in hand, he or she alone must decide how to play the cards in order to win the game.