There is a wide difference between speaking to deceive, and being silent to be impenetrable.
Quote by Voltaire
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If God created us in his own image, we have more than reciprocated.
Work saves us from three great evils boredom, vice and need.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent Him.
The way to become boring is to say everything.
Men are equal; it is not birth but virtue that makes the difference.
Use, do not abuse neither abstinence nor excess ever renders man happy.
The multitude of books is making us ignorant.
Doubt is not a pleasant condition but certainty is an absurd one.
Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.
Indeed, history is nothing more than a tableau of crimes and misfortunes.
The good is the beautiful.
I like to try to do a little work before I do anything in the morning, even if it's a paragraph.
Poetry is a freedom of choice and economy of voice.
I say quite deliberately that the Christian religion, as organized in its Churches, has been and still is the principal enemy of moral progress in the world.
I think there are opportunities for women in comedies - how zany is up to them.
The outcome of the war is in our hands the outcome of words is in the council.
I have to be alone very often. I'd be quite happy if I spent from Saturday night until Monday morning alone in my apartment. That's how I refuel.
Necessity never made a good bargain.
If indeed there's life after death, I sure will still be a poet.
Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.