All is for the best in the best of possible worlds.
Voltaire (1694 - 1778)
Contributed by: Zaady
The best is the enemy of the good.
Source: Dictionary Philosophique
"I have no more than twenty acres of ground," he replied, "the whole of which I cultivate myself with the help of my children; and our labor keeps off from us the three great evils - boredom, vice, and want."
The best way to be boring is to leave nothing out.
It is not enough to conquer; one must learn to seduce.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
Sir, your remarks are repugnant to me, and I disagree with your viewpoints. But I will defend to the death your right to express them.
The superfluous, a very necessary thing.
Source: Le Mondain
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