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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

Of all religions, the Christian should of course inspire the most tolerance, but until now Christians have been the most intolerant of all men.




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Quotes for: tolerance


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Quotes about tolerance:


In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.





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.





Tolerance should really only be a passing attitude: it should lead to appreciation. To tolerate is to offend.





Give to every human being every right that you claim for yourself.





The golden rule of conduct is mutual toleration, seeing that we will never all think alike and we shall always see Truth in fragment and from different points of vision.





Tolerance is not a sign of weakness, but a sign of strength.











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I have decided to be happy because it's good for my health.





Love truth, but pardon error.





Without the art of living knowledge nought avails.





Let us read and let us dance—these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.





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.





The best is the enemy of good.












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