Quotes by Voltaire

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History is the study of the world's crime.
The way to become boring is to say everything. 
Every man is guilty of all the good he didn't do.
Marriage is the only adventure open to the cowardly.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him
It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong.
God is a comedian playing to an audience too afraid to laugh.
If God created us in his own image, we have more than reciprocated.
Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time.
Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.
We will leave this world stupid and evil as we have found it upon our arrival.
There is no God, but don’t tell that to my servant, lest he murder me at night.
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
Let us read and let us dance - two amusements that will never do any harm to the world.
Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.
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