Voltaire

1694 - 1778

A Quote by François Marie Arouet Voltaire on paradise

Paradise is where I am.

Voltaire (1694 - 1778)

Source: Le Mondain

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A Quote by François Marie Arouet Voltaire

I have no sceptre, but I have a pen.

Voltaire (1694 - 1778)

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A Quote by François Marie Arouet Voltaire on common sense

Common sense is not so common.

Voltaire (1694 - 1778)

Source: Dictionnaire Philosophique

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A Quote by François Marie Arouet Voltaire on garden

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We must cultivate our garden.

Voltaire (1694 - 1778)

Source: Candide

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A Quote by François Marie Arouet Voltaire on certainty and doubt

Doubt is not a pleasant condition but certainty is an absurd one.

Voltaire (1694 - 1778)

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A Quote by François Marie Arouet Voltaire on enemies, god, and prayer

I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: "O Lord, make my enemies ridiculous." And God granted it.

Voltaire (1694 - 1778)

Source: 1767, Letter to M. Damilaville

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A Quote by François Marie Arouet Voltaire on wishes

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Man is free at the moment he wishes to be.

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A Quote by François Marie Arouet Voltaire on disease, doctors, and medicine

Doctors prescribe medicine of which they know little, to cure diseases of which they know less, in human beings of which they know nothing.

Voltaire (1694 - 1778)

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A Quote by François Marie Arouet Voltaire on age, death, and doctors

I know of nothing more laughable than a doctor who does not die of old age.

Voltaire (1694 - 1778)

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A Quote by François Marie Arouet Voltaire on art, disease, medicine, nature, and patience

The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.

Voltaire (1694 - 1778)

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