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By Anonym 14 Sep

Voltaire

Marriage is the only adventure open to the cowardly.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Voltaire

In the matter of taxation, every privilege is an injustice.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Voltaire

All succeeds with people who are sweet and cheerful.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Voltaire

The ancients recommended us to sacrifice to the Graces, but Milton sacrificed to the Devil.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Voltaire

If it's too silly to be said, it can always be sung.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Voltaire

I have chosen to be happy because it is goo for my health.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Voltaire

Every man can educate himself. It's shameful to put one's mind into the hands of those whom you wouldn't entrust with your money. Dare to think for yourself.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Voltaire

Po te jete se skifteret kane patur gjithmone te njejtin karakter, perse doni atehere qe njerzit te ndryshojne te tyren?

By Anonym 14 Sep

Voltaire

my soul is the mirror of the universe, and my body is its frame

By Anonym 14 Sep

Voltaire

Man is not born wicked; he becomes so, as he becomes sick.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Voltaire

The Pope is an idol whose hands are tied and whose feet are kissed.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Voltaire

So long as the people do not care to exercise their freedom, those who wish to tyrannize will do so; for tyrants are active and ardent, and will devote themselves in the name of any number of gods, religious and otherwise, to put shackles upon sleeping men.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Voltaire

Men will always be mad, and those who think they can cure them are the maddest of all.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Voltaire

If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent Him.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Voltaire

They soothed him with words of flattery, and they gave him hope—the two traps into which people the world over will always fall.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Voltaire

People will continue to commit atrocities as long as they believe in absurdities.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Voltaire

It is as impossible to translate poetry as it is to translate music.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Voltaire

Music is the pathway to the heart.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Voltaire

Inspiration: A peculiar effect of divine flatulence emitted by the Holy Spirit which hisses into the ears of a few chosen of God.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Voltaire

I have seen men incapable of the sciences, but never any incapable of virtue.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Voltaire

In general, the art of government consists of taking as much money as possible from one class of citizens to give to another.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Voltaire

The more you know, the less sure you are.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Voltaire

He who has not the spirit of this age, has all the misery of it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Voltaire

By appreciation, we make excellence in others our own property.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Voltaire

Fame is a heavy burden.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Voltaire

Los Padres have everything and the people have nothing; 'tis the masterpiece of reason and justice. For my part, I know nothing so divine as Los Padres who make war on Kings of Spain and Portugal and in Europe act as their confessors; who here kill Spaniards and at Madrid send them to Heaven.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Voltaire

A good action is preferable to an argument.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Voltaire

Fear follows crime and is its punishment.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Voltaire

The Deluge: A punishment inflicted on the human race by an all-knowing God, who, through not having foreseen the wickedness of men, repented of having made them, and drowned them once for all to make them better - an act which, as we all know, was accompanied by the greatest success.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Voltaire

The monster, fanaticism, still exists, and whoever seeks after truth will run the risk of being persecuted.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Voltaire

I should like to lie at your feet and die in your arms.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Voltaire

A good cook is a certain slow poisoner, if you are not temperate.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Voltaire

He was my equal in beauty, a paragon of grace and charm, sparkling with wit, and burning with love. I adored him to distraction, to the point of idolatry: I loved him as one can never love twice.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Voltaire

The malevolence of men revealed itself to his mind in all of its ugliness

By Anonym 16 Sep

Voltaire

It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Voltaire

It is amusing that a virtue is made of the vice of chastity; and it's a pretty odd sort of chastity at that, which leads men straight into the sin of Onan, and girls to the waning of their color.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Voltaire

The Holy Roman Empire is neither Holy, nor Roman, nor an Empire.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Voltaire

God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Voltaire

The comfort of the rich depends upon an abundant supply of the poor.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Voltaire

Every abuse ought to be reformed, unless the reform is more dangerous than the abuse itself.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Voltaire

Da ich nun einmal nicht imstande war, die Menschen vernünftiger zu machen, war ich lieber fern von ihnen glücklich.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Voltaire

It is clear that the individual who persecutes a man, his brother, because he is not of the same opinion, is a monster.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Voltaire

Indolence is sweet, and its consequence bitter.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Voltaire

A woman can keep one secret the secret of her age.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Voltaire

Those who are absent, by its means become present; it [mail] is the consolation of life.

By Anonym 15 Sep

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The only way to see the value of a play is to see it acted.

By Anonym 13 Sep

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Be bold, proclaim it everywhere: They only live who dare.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Voltaire

Love is a canvas furnished by Nature and embroidered by imagination.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Voltaire

What is faith? Is it to believe that which is evident? No. It is perfectly evident to my mind that there exists a necessary, eternal, supreme, and intelligent being. This is no matter of faith, but of reason.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Voltaire

If God has made us in his image, we have returned him the favor.