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\nVoltaire



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

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    The superfluous, a very necessary thing.

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    Common sense is not so common.

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    Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.

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    How pleasant it is for a father to sit at his child's board. It is like an aged man reclining under the shadow of an oak which he has planted.

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    It is lamentable, that to be a good patriot one must become the enemy of the rest of mankind.

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    One merit of poetry few persons will deny: it says more and in fewer words than prose.

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    It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.

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