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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We never live; we are always in the expectation of living.
This poem will never reach its destination.
All men are born with a nose and ten fingers, but no one was born with a knowledge of God.
When it is a question of money, everyone is of the same religion.
Work saves us from three great evils boredom, vice and need.
I disapprove of what you say, but will defend to the death your right to say it.
The man who leaves money to charity in his will is only giving away what no longer belongs to him.
God is always on the side of the big battalions.
This agglomeration which was called and which still calls itself the Holy Roman Empire was neither holy, nor Roman, nor an empire.
Marriage is the only adventure open to the cowardly.
No emancipation without that of society.
I may be the only mother in America who knows exactly what their child is up to all the time.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.
What does it mean to pre-board? Do you get on before you get on?
You either love or you hate. You live in the middle, you get nothing.
Science is fun. Science is curiosity. We all have natural curiosity. Science is a process of investigating. It's posing questions and coming up with a method. It's delving in.
The key is to get to know people and trust them to be who they are. Instead, we trust people to be who we want them to be - and when they're not, we cry.
Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly. It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.
The whole aspect of cinema and film festivals should be a moment to come together and celebrate art and humanity. It would be a shame if there was such a divide.
Our work on light bulbs wasn't an arbitrary mandate. We didn't just pick a standard out of the air, or look for a catchy sounding standard like 25 by 2025 not based in science or feasibility. Instead, we worked with both industry and environmental groups to come up with a standard that made sense and was doable.