Voltaire Quotes

242 Voltaire quotes:

"I know of nothing more laughable than a doctor who does not die of old age."
"If we do not find anything very pleasant, at least we shall find something new."
Author: Voltaire Quotes Category: Adventure Quotes
"Marriage is the only adventure open to the cowardly"
Author: Voltaire Quotes Category: Adventure Quotes
"The only way to compel men to speak good of us is to do it."
"The first step, my son, which one makes in the world, is the one on which depends the rest of our days."
"We are all full of weakness and errors; let us mutually pardon each other our follies it is the first law of nature."
Author: Voltaire Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"Superstition sets the whole world in flames; philosophy quenches them"
Author: Voltaire Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong."
"Now, now my good man, this is no time for making enemies."
Author: Voltaire Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"The best way to be boring is to leave nothing out"
Author: Voltaire Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"I advise you to go on living solely to enrage those who are paying your annuities. It is the only pleasure I have left."
"A woman can keep one secret - the secret of her age"
"Self-love is the instrument of our preservation."
Author: Voltaire Quotes Category: Admiration Quotes Self-love Quotes
"You must have the devil in you to succeed in any of the arts"
Author: Voltaire Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"How pleasant it is for a father to sit at his child's board. It is like an aged man reclining under the shadow of an oak which he has planted."
Author: Voltaire Quotes Category: Parenting Quotes
"It is lamentable, that to be a good patriot one must become the enemy of the rest of mankind."
"One merit of poetry few persons will deny: it says more and in fewer words than prose."
"The superfluous, a very necessary thing."
"We must cultivate our own garden. When man was put in the garden of Eden he was put there so that he should work, which proves that man was not born to rest."
Author: Voltaire Quotes Category: French Writer Quotes Gardening And Gardens Quotes
"God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well."

inspirational quote database

Successories, the leaders of inspiration and motivation, has unlocked iQuote: The Inspirational Quote Database, a curated collection of the most inspirational quotes. Raise your iQ and become a Quoteologist today!