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Voltaire Quotes
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.
The great consolation in life is to say what one thinks.
Work spares us from three evils: boredom, vice, and need.
It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong.
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.
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A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
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Before marriage, a girl has to make love to a man to hold him. After marriage, she has to hold him to make love to him.
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