Skepticism is a virtue in history as well as in philosophy.
There are only two forces that unite men - fear and interest
Religion is what keeps the poor man from murdering the rich
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet
Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
Men of genius are meteors intended to burn to light their century.
It is the cause and not merely the death that makes the martyr.
War is the business of barbarians
In politics stupidity is not a handicap.
The strong man is the one who is able to intercept at will the communication between the senses and the mind.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
It requires more courage to suffer than to die.
No matter where you go, however far away, a part of me will be with you and a part of you, with me, will stay But to see her was to love her, love but her, and love her forever As for me, to love you alone, to make you happy, to do nothing which would contradict your wishes, this is my destiny and the meaning of my life.
The torment of precautions often exceeds the dangers to be avoided.