The pit of a theatre is the one place where the tears of virtuous and wicked men alike are mingled.
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His hands would plait the priest's guts, if he had no rope, to strangle kings.
In order to shake a hypothesis, it is sometimes not necessary to do anything more than push it as far as it will go.
The possibility of divorce renders both marriage partners stricter in their observance of the duties they owe to each other. Divorces help to improve morals and to increase the population.
There is no kind of harassment that a man may not inflict on a woman with impunity in civilized societies.
The general interest of the masses might take the place of the insight of genius if it were allowed freedom of action.
Gratitude is a burden, and every burden is made to be shaken off.
The infant runs toward it with its eyes closed, the adult is stationary, the old man approaches it with his back turned.
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.
Man will never be free until the last king is strangled with the entrails of the last priest.
There is no moral precept that does not have something inconvenient about it.
Only a very bad theologian would confuse the certainty that follows revelation with the truths that are revealed. They are entirely different things.
What has not been examined impartially has not been well examined. Skepticism is therefore the first step toward truth.
Sentences are like sharp nails, which force truth upon our memories.
Patriotism is an ephemeral motive that scarcely ever outlasts the particular threat to society that aroused it.