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    The best government is a benevolent tyranny

    “The best government is a benevolent tyranny tempered by an occasional assassination.”

    — Voltaire

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    The art of medicine consists in amusing

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

    — Voltaire

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    I hate women because they always know

    “I hate women because they always know where things are.”

    — Voltaire

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    The truths of religion are never so

    “The truths of religion are never so well understood as by those who have lost the power of reason.”

    — Voltaire

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    Stand upright, speak thy thoughts, declare The

    “Stand upright, speak thy thoughts, declare The truth thou hast, that all may share; Be bold, proclaim it everywhere: They only live who dare.”

    — Voltaire

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    Of all religions, the Christian should of

    “Of all religions, the Christian should of course inspire the most tolerance, but until now Christians have been the most intolerant of all men.”

    — Voltaire

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    The art of government is to make

    “The art of government is to make two-thirds of a nation pay all it possibly can pay for the benefit of the other third.”

    — Voltaire

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    Faith consists in believing when it is

    “Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe.”

    — Voltaire

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    When it is a question of money,

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

    — Voltaire

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    Nature has always had more force than

    “Nature has always had more force than education.”

    — Voltaire

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    Faith consists in believing when it is

    “Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe.”

    — Voltaire

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    To the living we owe respect, but

    “To the living we owe respect, but to the dead we owe only the truth.”

    — Voltaire

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    Friendship is the marriage of the soul,

    “Friendship is the marriage of the soul, and this marriage is liable to divorce.”

    — Voltaire

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    Life is thickly sown with thorns, and

    “Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass quickly through them. The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us.”

    — Voltaire

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    God is not on the side of

    “God is not on the side of the big battalions, but on the side of those who shoot best.”

    — Voltaire

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