François-Marie Arouet (French: [fʁɑ̃swa maʁi aʁwɛ]; 21 November 1694 – 30 May 1778) was a French Enlightenment writer, philosopher (philosophe) and historian. Known by his nom de plume M. de Voltaire (; also US: ; French: [vɔltɛːʁ]), he was famous for his wit, in addition to his criticism of Christianity—especially...
Regimen is superior to medicine.
To hold a pen is to be at war.
It is not love that should be depicted as blind, but self-love.
The husband who decides to surprise his wife is often very much surprised himself.
Anything simple always interests me.
To be interested solely in technique would be a very superficial thing to me.