Quotes by Voltaire

The best is the enemy of the good.

Is there anyone so wise as to learn by the experience of others?

Behind every successful man stands a surprised mother-in-law.

A witty saying proves nothing.

Anything too stupid to be said is sung.

Every man is guilty of all the good he didn't do.

I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: 'O Lord, make my enemies ridiculous.' And God granted it.

If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.

It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.

Judge of a man by his questions rather than by his answers.