Whatever you do, trample down abuses, and love those who love you. Different translation: Whatever you do, crush the infamous thing [superstition], and love those who love you.
Voltaire (1694 - 1778)
Source: Lettres. A. M. d’Alembert 28 Nov. 1762
Contributed by: Zaady
Love truth, but pardon error.
Source: Sept Discours en Vers sur l’Homme
Marriage is the only adventure open to the cowardly.
Men argue; nature acts.
Minds differ still more than faces.
It is said that God is always on the side of the heaviest battalions. On dit que Dieu est toujours pour les gros bataillons
Source: Letter to M. le Riche. 1770.
To enjoy life we must touch much of it lightly.
The only way to compel men to speak good of us is to do it.
We never live; we are always in the expectation of living.
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.
Source: Questions sur l’Encyclopédie
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