The man who leaves money to charity in his will is only giving away what no longer belongs to him.
Quote by Voltaire
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The Holy Roman Empire was neither holy, nor Roman nor an Empire.
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.
Use, do not abuse; neither abstinence nor excess ever renders man happy.
I advise you to go on living solely to enrage those who are paying your annuities. It is the only pleasure I have left.
If God created us in his own image, we have more than reciprocated.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
When we hear news we should always wait for the sacrament of confirmation.
It is one of the superstitions of the human mind to have imagined that virginity could be a virtue.
All sects are different, because they come from men morality is everywhere the same, because it comes from God.
Love truth, and pardon error.
It is the mission of the next Conservative Government to build the Responsible Society.
In order that people may be happy in their work, these three things are needed They must be fit for it. They must not do too much of it. And they must have a sense of success in it.
My father and I made genetics history. We were the first African-Americans and the first father and son anywhere to have their genomes sequenced.
Travel makes a wise man better, and a fool worse.
I have for some time urged that a nuclear abolition summit to mark the effective end of the nuclear era be convened in Hiroshima and Nagasaki on the 70th anniversary of the bombings of those cities, with the participation of national leaders and representatives of global civil society.
The unthankful heart... discovers no mercies but let the thankful heart sweep through the day and, as the magnet finds the iron, so it will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings!
I never expected to see the day when girls would get sunburned in the places they now do.
Why not invest in the future of music, instead of building fortresses to preserve its past?
I would love to continue in music, with writing... but I am not the kind of person who will hang around if I start to become irrelevant. If that happens, I will bow down gracefully, raise my kids, and have a garden. And I am going to let my hair go gray when I am older. I don't need to be blonde when I'm 60!
I'm drawn to furniture design as complete architecture on a minor scale.