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 Voltaire

Voltaire

The only way to compel men to speak good of us is to do it.More Voltaire [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Common sense is not so common.More Voltaire [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Chance is a word void of sense; nothing can exist without a cause.More Voltaire [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Shun idleness is the rust that attaches itself to the most brilliant metals.More Voltaire [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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.More Voltaire [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Men who are occupied in the restoration of health to other men, by the joint exertion of skill and humanity, are above all the great of the earth. They even partake of divinity, since to preserve and renew is almost as noble as to create.More Voltaire [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I know of nothing more laughable than a doctor who does not die of old age.More Voltaire [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
To succeed in the world it is not enough to be stupid, you must also be well-mannered.More Voltaire [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The Pope is an idol whose hands are tied and whose feet are kissed.More Voltaire [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
All kinds are good except the kind that bores you.More Voltaire [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
All the known world, excepting only savage nations, is governed by books.More Voltaire [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is far better to be silent than merely to increase the quantity of bad books.More Voltaire [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
One of the chief misfortunes of honest people is that they are cowardly.More Voltaire [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Doubt is not a pleasant mental state, but certainty is a ridiculous one.More Voltaire [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Our wretched species is so made that those who walk on the well-trodden path always throw stones at those who are showing a new road.More Voltaire [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
In my life, I have prayed but one prayer: oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.More Voltaire [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Exaggeration is the inseparable companion of greatness.More Voltaire [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.More Voltaire [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is fancy rather than taste which produces so many new fashions.More Voltaire [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Men hate the individual whom they call avaricious only because nothing can be gained from him.More Voltaire [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
What a heavy burden is a name that has become famous too soon.More Voltaire [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is hard to free fools from the chains they revere.More Voltaire [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The best is the enemy of the good.More Voltaire [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
May God defend me from my friends; I can defend myself from my enemies.More Voltaire [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Governments need to have both shepherds and butchers.More Voltaire [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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