The life of man is of no greater importance to the universe than that of an oyster.
Scholastic learning and polemical divinity retarded the growth of all true knowledge.
Nothing is more surprising than the easiness with which the many are governed by the few.
No testimony is sufficient to establish a miracle, unless the testimony be of such a kind, that its falsehood would be more miraculous than the fact which it endeavors to establish.
That the sun will not rise tomorrow is no less intelligible a proposition, and implies no more contradiction, than the affirmation, that it will rise.