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Brief author info: Voltaire (1694-1778) Pen name of Francois Marie Arouet. French satirist, essayist, dramatist, philosopher, historian.
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We never live; we are always in the expectation of living.
Men argue, nature acts.
Work spares us from three evils: boredom, vice, and need.
The great consolation in life is to say what one thinks.
Life is a shipwreck, but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass quickly through them. The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us.
The passions are the winds which fill the sails of the vessel; they sink it at times, but without them it would be impossible to make way.
Love truth, and pardon error.
Everything can be borne except contempt.
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