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Quote of Voltaire - Love truth, but pardon error....


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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Source: Discourse in Verse on Man - on Freedom

Wikisource - Voltaire - Œuvres complètes - Discours en vers sur l’homme (fr)



Love truth, but pardon error.

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Translation  

Translation

(French, German, Italian)


French
Aime la vérité mais pardonne à l'erreur.”
Voltaire - Discours en vers sur l’homme - De la liberté

German
Liebe die Wahrheit, doch verzeihe den Irrtum.”
Voltaire - Abhandlung in Versen über den Menschen

Italian
Ama la verità ma perdona l'errore.”




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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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An error is the more dangerous in proportion to the degree of truth which it contains.”
Henri-Frédéric Amiel - Journal intime




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By forgiving much the mighty becomes even mightier.”
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I have decided to be happy because it's good for my health.”
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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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The best is the enemy of good.”
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All the splendor in the world is not worth a good friend.”
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It is better to risk saving a guilty person than to condemn an innocent one.”
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