Aphorisms by author: Voltaire
Rest is a good thing, but boredom is its brother.
By theme : Psychology Wit
Divorce is possibly as old as marriage. Although I suppose that marriage is several weeks older.
By theme : Marriage Wit
He whom love guards is well guarded.
By theme : Love
Fear follows crime and is its punishment.
By theme : Wisdom
We never live; we are always in the expectation of living.
By theme : Behavior Life Psychology
There are truths, which are not for all men, nor for all times.
By theme : Truth
He must be very ignorant for he answers every question he is asked.
By theme : Behavior Knowledge Wit
In general, the art of government consists in taking as much money as possible from one part of citizens to give it to the other.
By theme : Money Politics State Wit
Character is what nature has engraved in us; can we then efface it?
By theme : Character
To succeed in the world it is not enough to be stupid, you must also be well mannered.
By theme : Society Stupidity Success Wit
Divorce is probably of nearly the same date as marriage. I believe, however, that marriage is some weeks the more ancient.
By theme : Humor Marriage Wit
The road to the heart is the ear.
By theme : Feelings
All sects are different, because they come from men; morality is everywhere the same, because it comes from God.
By theme : Morality Religion
We will leave this world stupid and evil as we have found it upon our arrival.
By theme : Evil Life Stupidity
As long as people believe in absurdities, they will continue to commit atrocities.
By theme : Behavior Society Thought Wisdom
Present opportunities are not to be neglected; they rarely visit us twice.
By theme : Behavior Thought Wisdom
Dress changes the manners.
By theme : Behavior Fashion
Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.
By theme : Morality Religion Wisdom
Truth is a fruit that can only be picked when it is very ripe.
By theme : Truth
The secret of being tiresome is in telling everything.
By theme : Behavior Psychology Relations Thought