The safest course is to do nothing against one's conscience. With this secret, we can enjoy life and have no fear from death.
When it comes to money, everyone is of the same religion.
It is difficult to free people from the chains they revere.
Of all religions, the Christian should of course inspire the most tolerance, but until now Christians have been the most intolerant of all men.
For the poetry of a text is largely produced by the fact that the wild chaos of the universe is therein, at one and the same time, expressed and controlled by a rhythm. In Candide both characteristics exist.
In every province, the chief occupations, in order of importance, are lovemaking, malicious gossip, and talking nonsense.