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Voltaire Quotes

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A witty saying proves nothing.
– Voltaire

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A witty saying proves nothing.
– Voltaire

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Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.
– Voltaire

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Anything too stupid to be said is sung.
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Tears are the silent language of grief.
– Voltaire

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We are all full of weakness and errors; let us mutually pardon each other our follies.
– Voltaire

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The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
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Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.
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Shun idleness. It is a rust that attaches itself to the most brilliant metals.
– Voltaire

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To succeed in the world it is not enough to be stupid, you must also be well mannered.
– Voltaire

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It is not more surprising to be born twice than once; everything in nature is resurrection.
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It is said that the present is pregnant with the future.
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A man loved by a beautiful woman will always get out of trouble.
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God is a comedian playing to an audience too afraid to laugh.
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History is filled with the sound of silken slippers going downstairs and wooden shoes coming up.
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Friendship is the marriage of the soul, and this marriage is liable to divorce.
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Men will always be mad, and those who think they can cure them are the maddest of all.
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Doctors are men who prescribe medicines of which they know little, to cure diseases of which they know less, in human beings of whom they know nothing.
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Luck is a word devoid of sense. Nothing can exist without a cause.
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To succeed in the world it is not enough to be stupid, you must also be well-mannered.
– Voltaire