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Fear follows crime and is

Fear follows crime and is its punishment.
– Voltaire

What then do you call

What then do you call your soul? What idea have you of it? You cannot of yourselves, without revelation, admit the existence within you of anything but a power unknown to you of feeling and thinking.

– Voltaire

She blushed and so did

“She blushed and so did he. She greeted him in a faltering voice, and he spoke to her without knowing what he was saying.”

– Voltaire

Let us read and let

“Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.”

– Voltaire

Appreciation is a wonderful thing

Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.

– Voltaire

The first step my son

The first step, my son, which one makes in the world, is the one on which depends the rest of our days.

– Voltaire

Our labour preserves us from

“Our labour preserves us from three great evils — weariness, vice, and want.”

– Voltaire, Candide

It is not known precisely

It is not known precisely where angels dwell — whether in the air, the void, or the planets. It has not been God’s pleasure that we should be informed of their abode.

– Voltaire

Appreciation is a wonderful thing

“Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.”

– Voltaire

By appreciation we make excellence

“By appreciation, we make excellence in others our own property.”

– Voltaire

Appreciation is a wonderful thing

“Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.”
– Voltaire

Those who can make you

“Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities.”

– Voltaire

If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent Him.

“If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent Him.”
– Voltaire

If God did not exist it would be necessary to invent him

Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.
– Voltaire

Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.
– Voltaire

The happiest of all lives is a busy solitude.
– Voltaire

To the living we owe respect, but to the dead we owe only the truth.
– Voltaire

It is lamentable, that to be a good patriot one must become the enemy of the rest of mankind.
– Voltaire

The infinitely little have a pride infinitely great.
– Voltaire

We are rarely proud when we are alone.
? Voltaire