French Enlightenment writer, historian and philosopher famous for his wit and for his advocacy of civil liberties, including freedom of religion and free trade
The superfluous is very necessary.More Voltaire quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Shun idleness is the rust that attaches itself to the most brilliant metals.More Voltaire quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The great consolation in life is to say what one thinks.More Voltaire quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Fear follows crime and is its punishment.More Voltaire quotes [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
The ancient Romans built their greatest masterpieces of architecture, their amphitheaters, for wild beasts to fight in.More Voltaire quotes [03/12/2018 02:03:32]

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