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Quotes by Voltaire Insights on Tolerance and Power

Quotes by Voltaire

Anyone who has the power to make you believe absurdities has the power to make you commit injustices. -Voltaire

What is tolerance? It is the consequence of humanity. 88 more words

Failure To Listen

Know Thyself

Knowing one’s self is one of the most fundamental concepts in ancient wisdom. It was the main principle of the Egyptian Mystery Schools during a time where the centers of learning there were the most notable in the entire world. 1,250 more words

Age Of Enlightenment

Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers.

- Voltaire

Favorite Quotes.

Episode V

Vali fiddled with his fingers. He’s never done it often so he suspected that Voltaire’s habits might have finally brushed onto him. Then again, he didn’t deny that he was nervous. 2,265 more words


It is forbidden to kill...

It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.

Candide- Voltaire Girişi

“Candide”, Voltaire’in Klasikler dizisinde çıkan üçüncü kitabıdır. Bundan önce “Safoğlan” diye çevrilen “Ingenu” ile “Felsefe Sözlüğü” diye çevrilen “Le Dictionnaire philosophique” adındaki yapıtları, Voltaire’i, iki yönüyle Türk okuyuculara tanıtmıştı: Biri hikâyeci, diğeri filozof Voltaire. 696 more words