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Quote of Voltaire - Let us read and let us...


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

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



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French
Laissez lire, et laissez danser; ces deux amusements ne feront jamais de mal au monde.

German
Lasst uns lesen und lasst uns tanzen, diese beiden Vergnügungen werden der Welt niemals Schaden zufügen.




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Quotes for: world


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Quotes about the world:


Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
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The world is in greater peril from those who tolerate or encourage evil than from those who actually commit it.
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We admire the world through what we love.
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Be the change that you wish to see in the world.
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How far that little candle throws its beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.
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In this world we must be a little too good to be good enough.
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Quotes for: dance


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Quotes for: dance


He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.”
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The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.
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One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star.
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I do not know what the spirit of a philosopher could more wish to be than a good dancer. For the dance is his ideal, also his fine art, finally also the only kind of piety he knows, his 'divine service.'
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The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing.
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When I dance, I dance; when I sleep, I sleep.
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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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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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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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