I am the best-natured creature in the world, and yet I have already killed three, and of these three two were priests.
Just for the sake of amusement, ask each passenger to tell you his story, and if you find a single one who hasn't often cursed his life, who hasn't told himself he's the most miserable man in the world, you can throw me overboard head first.
Let us read and let us dance - two amusements that will never do any harm to the world.
The first step, my son, which one makes in the world, is the one on which depends the rest of our days.
All the known world, excepting only savage nations, is governed by books.
Society therefore is an ancient as the world.
To succeed in the world it is not enough to be stupid, you must also be well-mannered.
Christianity is the most ridiculous, the most absurd, and bloody religion that has ever infected the world.
More Voltaire Quotations (Based on Topics)
Man - God - Boredom - Vice & Virtue - Life - Work & Career - Mind - Love - History - Nature - Time - Soul - World - Pleasure - Wisdom & Knowledge - Liberty & Freedom - Philosophy - Truth - Law & Regulation - View All Voltaire Quotations
More Voltaire Quotations (By Book Titles)
Pablo Neruda - Rudyard Kipling - Robert Louis Stevenson - Milan Kundera - Joseph Addison - Herbert Kaufman - Denis Waitley - Charles Caleb Colton - Catherine Crowe - Bill Bryson