The pit of a theatre is the one place where the tears of virtuous and wicked men alike are mingled.
The philosopher has never killed any priests, whereas the priest has killed a great many philosophers.
There is no kind of harassment that a man may not inflict on a woman with impunity in civilized societies.
The best doctor is the one you run to and can't find.
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.
When superstition is allowed to perform the task of old age in dulling the human temperament, we can say goodbye to all excellence in poetry, in painting, and in music.
What has not been examined impartially has not been well examined. Skepticism is therefore the first step toward truth.
There is no good father who would want to resemble our Heavenly Father.
The first step towards philosophy is incredulity.