It is one of the superstitions of the human mind to have imagined that virginity could be a virtue.
Quote by Voltaire
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It is forbidden to kill therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
Canada: A few acres of snow.
All sects are different, because they come from men morality is everywhere the same, because it comes from God.
To succeed in the world it is not enough to be stupid; you must also be well-mannered.
If God created us in his own image, we have more than reciprocated.
Common sense is not so common.
Appreciation is a wonderful thing It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.
A witty saying proves nothing.
It is an infantile superstition of the human spirit that virginity would be thought a virtue and not the barrier that separates ignorance from knowledge
Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.
I'm not one of those who wants to purge our society of our Christian history.
The race of mankind would perish did they cease to aid each other. We cannot exist without mutual help. All therefore that need aid have a right to ask it from their fellow-men and no one who has the power of granting can refuse it without guilt.
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
Take from the philosopher the pleasure of being heard and his desire for knowledge ceases.
I emphasize self-esteem, self-confidence, and dignity, not as an ideal, but as a real test of community organization. Without leadership development, community organizations do not have staying power.
It has always seemed strange to me... the things we admire in men, kindness and generosity, openness, honesty, understanding and feeling, are the concomitants of failure in our system. And those traits we detest, sharpness, greed, acquisitiveness, meanness, egotism and self-interest, are the traits of success. And while men admire the quality of the first they love the produce of the second.
Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom and a great empire and little minds go ill together.
Art is not a thing it is a way.
Getting a family into work, supporting strong relationships, getting parents off drugs and out of debt - all this can do more for a child's well-being than any amount of money in out-of-work benefits.
Attempt the impossible in order to improve your work.