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Voltaire

It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere.

It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere.
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Man is free at the moment he wishes to be.

Man is free at the moment he wishes to be.
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It is better to risk saving a guilty man than to condemn an innocent one.

It is better to risk saving a guilty man than to condemn an innocent one.
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Time, which alone makes the reputation of men, ends by making their defects

Time, which alone makes the reputation of men, ends by making their defects respectable.
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The instruction we find in books is like fire. We fetch it from our neighbo

The instruction we find in books is like fire. We fetch it from our neighbours, kindle it at home, communicate it to others, and it becomes the property of all.
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Of all religions, the Christian should of course inspire the most tolerance

Of all religions, the Christian should of course inspire the most tolerance, but until now Christians have been the most intolerant of all men.
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Each player must accept the cards life deals him or her: but once they are

Each player must accept the cards life deals him or her: but once they are in hand, he or she alone must decide how to play the cards in order to win the game.
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When men do not have healthy notions of the Divinity, false ideas supplant

When men do not have healthy notions of the Divinity, false ideas supplant them, just as in bad times one uses counterfeit money when there is no good money.
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He who is not just is severe, he who is not wise is sad.

He who is not just is severe, he who is not wise is sad.
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He is a hard man who is only just, and a sad one who is only wise.

He is a hard man who is only just, and a sad one who is only wise.
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In general, the art of government consists of taking as much money as possi

In general, the art of government consists of taking as much money as possible from one class of citizens to give to another.
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The superfluous, a very necessary thing.

The superfluous, a very necessary thing.
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