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Biography - Voltaire:

François-Marie Arouet, known by his nom de plume Voltaire was a French Enlightenment writer, historian, and philosopher.
Born: 1694 - Died: 1778
Period:
18th century
17th century
Place of birth: France
France

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Society therefore is an ancient as the world.
Voltaire




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Translation

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French
La société est donc aussi ancienne que le monde.”
Voltaire

German
Die Gesellschaft ist daher so alt wie die Welt.”
Voltaire




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Quotes about the world:



Quotes for: world

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Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.”
Leo Tolstoy
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We admire the world through what we love.”
Alphonse de Lamartine
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Let us read and let us dance—these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.”
Voltaire
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Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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How far that little candle throws its beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.”
William Shakespeare - The Merchant of Venice
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The philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways. The point, however, is to change it.”
Karl Marx - Theses on Feuerbach
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Quotes for: society :


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The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.”
Isaac Asimov
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Society is composed of two great classes those who have more dinners than appetite, and those who have more appetite than dinners.”
Nicolas Chamfort
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Article IV – Liberty consists of doing anything which does not harm others: thus, the exercise of the natural rights of each man has only those borders which assure other members of the society the enjoyment of these same rights. These borders can be determined only by the law.”
- Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen of 1789
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Article V – The law has the right to forbid only actions harmful to society. Anything which is not forbidden by the law cannot be impeded, and no one can be constrained to do what it does not order.”
- Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen of 1789
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Article XV – The society has the right of requesting account from any public agent of its administration.”
- Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen of 1789
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Article XVI – Any society in which the guarantee of rights is not assured, nor the separation of powers determined, has no Constitution.”
- Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen of 1789
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I have decided to be happy because it's good for my health.”
Voltaire - Letter to the Abbé Trublet
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Love truth, but pardon error.”
Voltaire
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Let us read and let us dance—these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.”
Voltaire
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What is tolerance? It is the endowment of humanity. We are all steeped in weakness and error; let us forgive each other our stupidities, that is the first law of nature.”
Voltaire - Philosophical Dictionary
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The best is the enemy of good.”
Voltaire - Philosophical Dictionary
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All the splendor in the world is not worth a good friend.”
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