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  Quotes of Voltaire [22]


  1. The secret of being boring is to say everything.
  2. Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe. It is not enough that a thing be possible for it to be believed.
  3. Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.
  4. The happiest of all lives is a busy solitude.
  5. To succeed in the world it is not enough to be stupid, you must also be well-mannered.
  6. If God made us in His image, we have certainly returned the compliment.
  7. When it is a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.
  8. The only way to compel men to speak good of us is to do it.
  9. History is nothing but a pack of tricks that we play upon the dead.
  10. To succeed in the world it is not enough to be stupid, you must also be well-mannered.
  11. Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.
  12. Chance is a word void of sense; nothing can exist without a cause.
  13. All men are equal; it is not birth, but virtue alone, that makes the difference.
  14. If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
  15. I may disagree with what you have to say, but I shall defend, to the death, your right to say it.
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