I may disagree with what you have to say, but I shall defend to the death your right to say it.
Quote by Voltaire
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Doctors are men who prescribe medicines of which they know little, to cure diseases of which they know less in human beings of whom they know nothing.
Indeed, history is nothing more than a tableau of crimes and misfortunes.
Love truth, and pardon error.
This agglomeration which was called and which still calls itself the Holy Roman Empire was neither holy, nor Roman, nor an empire.
You despise books you whose lives are absorbed in the vanities of ambition, the pursuit of pleasure or indolence but remember that all the known world, excepting only savage nations, is governed by books.
To succeed in the world it is not enough to be stupid, you must also be well-mannered.
Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.
Use, do not abuse; neither abstinence nor excess ever renders man happy.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent Him.
May God defend me from my friends; I can defend myself from my enemies.
What is a television apparatus to man, who has only to shut his eyes to see the most inaccessible regions of the seen and the never seen, who has only to imagine in order to pierce through walls and cause all the planetary Baghdads of his dreams to rise from the dust.
I was told to avoid the business all together because of the rejection. People would say to me, 'Don't you want to have a normal job and a normal family?' I guess that would be good advice for some people, but I wanted to act.
All strangers and beggars are from Zeus, and a gift, though small, is precious.
The gambling known as business looks with austere disfavor upon the business known as gambling.
After a while of getting jerked around, you realize what the business is really made up of.
They keep the old business. We keep the ongoing business.
No place affords a more striking conviction of the vanity of human hopes than a public library.
Clouds symbolize the veils that shroud God.
In the morning its either you wash your face or wipe the eyes with your hand because water is never a guaranteed resource.
Imagination is not only the uniquely human capacity to envision that which is not, and therefore the fount of all invention and innovation. In its arguably most transformative and revelatory capacity, it is the power to that enables us to empathize with humans whose experiences we have never shared.