I should like to lie at your feet and die in your arms.
I do not agree with a word that you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it
Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd.
It is not enough to conquer; one must learn to seduce.
We are at the end of all our troubles, and at the beginning of happiness
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
It is said that the present is pregnant with the future.
History is no more than the portrayal of crimes and misfortunes
He must be very ignorant for he answers every question he is asked
He who dies before many witnesses always does so with courage.
Truth is a fruit which should not be plucked until it is ripe.
Do you believe,” said Candide, “that men have always slaughtered each other as they do today, that they’ve always been liars, cheats, traitors, ingrates and thieves, weak, fickle, cowardly, envious, greedy, drunken, miserly, ambitious, bloodthirsty,...
The public is a ferocious beast — one must either chain it up or flee from it.
Ice-cream is exquisite – what a pity it isn’t illegal.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
The secret of being a bore… is to tell everything.