Voltaire Quotes

Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy: the mad daughter of a wise mother.

Voltaire

God is a comedian, playing to an audience too afraid to laugh.

Voltaire

Madness is to think of too many things in succession too fast, or of one thing too exclusively.

Voltaire

The sentiment of justice is so natural, and so universally acquired by all mankind, that it seems to be independent of all law, all party, all religion.

Voltaire

Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.

Voltaire

If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.

Voltaire

Judge others by their questions rather than by their answers.

Voltaire

Marriage is the only adventure open to the cowardly

Voltaire

The infinitely little have a pride infinitely great.

Voltaire

Sensual pleasure passes and vanishes in the twinkling of an eye, but the friendship between us, the mutual confidence, the delights of the heart, the enchantment of the soul, these things do not perish and can never be destroyed. I shall love you until I die.

Voltaire

Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal their thoughts.

Voltaire

Injustice in the end produces independence.

Voltaire

[History is] little else than a long succession of useless cruelties.

Voltaire

To succeed in the world it is not enough to be stupid, you must also be well-mannered.

Voltaire

When it is a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.

Voltaire

Work spares us from three evils: boredom, vice, and need

Voltaire
Social Media
Our Partners