Indeed, history is nothing more than a tableau of crimes and misfortunes.
Quote by Voltaire
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When it is a question of money, everyone is of the same religion.
Verses which do not teach men new and moving truths do not deserve to be read.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: "O Lord, make my enemies ridiculous." And God granted it.
Since the whole affair had become one of religion, the vanquished were of course exterminated.
Anything too stupid to be said is sung.
The way to become boring is to say everything.
Common sense is not so common.
Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.
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.
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.
God's passion rest not upon where you stand but upon what you stand for.
There are dreams stronger than death. Men and women die holding these dreams.
The basis of our partnership strategy and our partnership approach: We build the social technology. They provide the music.
Period costume films are fun to discover, but they're not relatable. It's more, 'Wow, that's cool - did it really look like that back then?' Whereas with a comedy, you're like, 'Yeah, that's me, that's my friends.' No matter what, I want people to relate.
The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.
In the richest country in the history of the world, this Obama economy has crushed the middle class. Family income has fallen by $4,000, but health insurance premiums are higher, food prices are higher, utility bills are higher, and gasoline prices have doubled. Today more Americans wake up in poverty than ever before.
A man who was completely innocent, offered himself as a sacrifice for the good of others, including his enemies, and became the ransom of the world. It was a perfect act.
You get a timeless cool card in New York.
I'm not sitting dwelling about the past or stressing or fretting about something in the future.
I will continue my activities related to education in one way or another. I certainly would have at the top my agenda, with respect to education, the need to do much better with modern educational technology.