Love is a canvas furnished by Nature and embroidered by imagination.
Voltaire (1694 - 1778)
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
Source: Lettres. A. M. d’Alembert 28 Nov. 1762
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.
I envy animals for two things - their ignorance of evil to come, and their ignorance of what is said about them.
I also know that we should cultivate our gardens.
God is a comedian playing to an audience too afraid to laugh.
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.
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