As long as people believe in absurdities, they will continue to commit atrocities. - Voltaire

The ancient Romans built their greatest masterpieces of architecture, the amphitheatres, for wild beasts to fight in. - Voltaire

Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers. - Voltaire

I don't agree with a word you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.  - Voltaire

No problem can stand the assault of sustained thinking.  - Voltaire

Nature has always had more force than education. (from Life of Moliere) - Voltaire

A witty saying proves nothing. - Voltaire

If God made us in his image, we have more than repaid the compliment. - Voltaire

If there were no God, it would be necessary to invent him. - Voltaire

Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so too. - Voltaire

Anything that is too stupid to be spoken is sung. - Voltaire

Now, now my good man, this is no time for making enemies. - Voltaire on his deathbed in response to a priest