Liberty, then, about which so many volumes have been written is, when accurately defined, only the power of acting.
More Quotes from Voltaire:Better is the enemy of good.
Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd.
It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere.
I should like to lie at your feet and die in your arms.
War is the greatest of all crimes and yet there is no Aggressor who does not color his crime with the pretext of justice.
Doctors are men who prescribe medicines of which they know little, to cure diseases of which they know less, in human beings of whom they know nothing.
Readers Who Like This Quotation Also Like:Based on Topics: Acting Quotes, Liberty & Freedom Quotes, Movies Quotes, Power Quotes
My father had a varied ear, from Hank Williams to Ravel.
I'm always amazed that peole take what I say seriously. I don't even take what I am seriously.
Men wholly bent on wordly treasures were the dupes of their own passions, rather than deceived by the writings or pretenses of those who claimed to be Alchemists.
Ethan A. Hitchcock