Danger High Voltaire

François-Marie Arouet, (aka Voltaire), Born: November 21, 1694, Paris, France and Died: May 30, 1778 (age 83 years), Paris, France. French Enlightenment writer, philosopher, satirist, and historian. Famous for his wit and his criticism (Wikipedia).  Quotes by Voltaire (PDF)

“To hold a pen is to be at war.”

“No opinion is worth burning your neighbor for.”

“Life is a shipwreck, but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.”

“Prejudices are what fools use for reason.”

“The more often a stupidity is repeated, the more it gets the appearance of wisdom.”

“No problem can stand the assault of sustained thinking.”

On his death bed, a clergyman asked Voltaire to renounce Satan, to which he replied, “Now, now my good man, this is no time to be making enemies.”



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