Voltaire

 

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“When it is a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.”

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“Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.”

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“May God defend me from my friends: I can defend myself from my enemies.”

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“The best is the enemy of the good.”

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“Work spares us from three evils: boredom, vice, and need.”

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“The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.”

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“It is better to risk saving a guilty person than to condemn an innocent one.”

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“Chance is a word void of sense; nothing can exist without a cause.”

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“It is dangerous to be right in matters where established men are wrong.”

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“I cannot imagine how the clockwork of the universe can exist without a clockmaker.”

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