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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.
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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Violence Quote
Violence never settles anything right: apart from injuring your own soul, it injures the best cause. It lingers on long after the object of hate has disappeared from the scene to plague the lives of those who have employed it against their foes.
Love Quote
I have feelings too. I am still human. All I want is to be loved, for myself and for my talent.
Love Quote
I love you not only for what you have made of yourself, but for what you are making of me.
Motivational Quote
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
Unhappiness Quote
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
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