Quotes by Voltaire

François-Marie Arouet, known by his nom de plume Voltaire, was a French Enlightenment writer, historian and philosopher famous for his wit, his attacks on Christianity as a whole, especially the established Catholic Church, and his advocacy of freedom of religion, freedom of speech and separation of church and state. Voltaire was a versatile and prolific writer, producing works in almost every literary form, including plays, poems, novels, essays and historical and scientific works. He wrote more than 20,000 letters and more than 2,000 books and pamphlets.

The best Quotes and Sayings

Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.

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The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.

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Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe.

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Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers.

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God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well.

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