Voltaire

Fear follows crime and is its punishment.
– Voltaire

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 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 us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.”

– Voltaire

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

– Voltaire

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 three great evils — weariness, vice, and want.”

– Voltaire, Candide

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. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.”

– Voltaire

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

– Voltaire

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

“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.”
– 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.
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