Right now I think censorship is necessary the things they're doing and saying in films right now just shouldn't be allowed. There's no dignity anymore and I think that's very important.
Doubt is uncomfortable, certainty is ridiculous.
Doubt is not a pleasant state of mind, but certainty is absurd.
Dans ce pays ci il est bon de tuer de temps en temps un amiral pour encourager les autres. (In this country England it is thought well to kill an admiral from time to time to encourage the others. from Candide)
The progress of the rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man to error.
If God did not exist it would be necessary to invent Him. But all nature cries aloud that He does exist that there is a supreme intelligence, an immense power, an admirable order, and everything teaches us our own dependence on it.
Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy the mad daughter of a wise mother.
It is better to risk saving a guilty man than to condemn an innocent one.
Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers.
There has never been a perfect government, because men have passions and if they did not have passions, there would be no need for government.
Really, to stop criticism, they say, one must die.
Le sens commun n'est pas si commun (Common sense is not so common)
When we have lost everything, including hope, life becomes a disgrace, and death a duty.
Of all religions, Christianity is without a doubt the one that should inspire tolerance most, although, up to now, the Christians have been the most intolerant of all men.
A multitude of laws in a country is like a great number of physicians, a sign of weakness and malady.
People have declaimed against luxury for 2000 years, in verse and in prose, and people have always delighted in it.
I know of no great men except those who have rendered great service to the human race.
Philosopher A lover of wisdom, which is to say, Truth.
History is fables agreed upon.
What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy.
There are truths which are not for all men, nor for all times.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
Nothing would be more tiresome than eating and drinking if God had not made them a pleasure as well as a necessity.
It is said that God is always on the side of the heaviest battalions.
If we do not find anything very pleasant, at least we shall find something new.