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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

One great use of words is to hide our thoughts.




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Quotes about thought:


Great thoughts come from the heart.
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People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
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The thought of death betrays us, for it makes us forget to live.
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Lucidity adds beauty to profound thoughts.
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I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.
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Philosophy aims at the logical clarification of thoughts. Philosophy is not a body of doctrine but an activity.
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Quotes for: word


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Quotes for: word


One word and all is saved
One word and all is lost.

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The word flies and cannot be recalled.
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The meaning of a word is its use in the language.
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Where words fail, music speaks.
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Words make love.
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What's in a name? that which we call a rose
By any other name would smell as sweet;

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Quotes for: to hide


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Quotes for: to hide


Happiness is sometimes hidden in the unknown.
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Hide your life and spread your spirit.
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There is no disguise which can long hide love where it exists, nor feign it where it does not.
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There are certain things that we hide in order to reveal them.
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Men differ by what they show, and have in common what they hide.
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All of us harbour in ourselves hidden gardens and plantations;
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I have decided to be happy because it's good for my health.
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Love truth, but pardon error.
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Without the art of living knowledge nought avails.
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Let us read and let us dance—these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
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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.
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The best is the enemy of good.
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