Quotes by Voltaire

Voltaire
21 quotes
I disapprove of what you say, but will defend to the death your right to say it. |

#743   |   |

Judge of a man by his questions rather than by his answers. |

#744   |   |

Common sense is not so common. |

#745   |   |

Think for yourself and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too. |

#746   |   |

The best is the enemy of the good. |

#747   |   |

Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy: the mad daughter of a wise mother. These daughters have too long dominated the earth. |

#748   |   |

Injustice in the end produces independence. |

#749   |   |

Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe. |

#750   |   |

Each player must accept the cards life deals him or her: but once they are in hand, he or she alone must decide how to play the cards in order to win the game. |

#751   |   |

A witty saying proves nothing. |

#752   |   |

It is better to risk saving a guilty man than to condemn an innocent one. |

#753   |   |

To hold a pen is to be at war. |

#754   |   |