There is only one passion, the passion for happiness.
There is no good father who would want to resemble our Heavenly Father.
Sentences are like sharp nails, which force truth upon our memories.
Power acquired by violence is only a usurpation, and lasts only as long as the force of him who commands prevails over that of those who obey.
The philosopher has never killed any priests, whereas the priest has killed a great many philosophers.
There are three principal means of acquiring knowledge... observation of nature, reflection, and experimentation. Observation collects facts; reflection combines them; experimentation verifies the result of that combination.
The general interest of the masses might take the place of the insight of genius if it were allowed freedom of action.
There is no kind of harassment that a man may not inflict on a woman with impunity in civilized societies.
You have to make it happen.