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Three Day Quote Challenge - Day One

Thank you to the lovely Niki, from The Richness of a Simple Life, who nominated me for this challenge. I accept! I love inspiring quotes, and often write them down and pin them on a corkboard in my office. 101 more words

I have begun to be somewhat merry because I have been told that that is good for one's health. ~Voltaire

Ayant fait réflexion, depuis quelques années, qu’on ne gagnoit rien à être bon homme, je me suis mis à être un peu gai, parce qu’on m’a dit que cela est bon pour la santé.

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Freedom of Speech is Being Killed

When Voltaire insulted The Duke of Orléans, he got himself imprisoned in the Bastille for eleven months. But it didn’t stop him from doing what he did and that was expressing himself. 2,089 more words


Voltaire: The Best Brunch

I want to start off this post by apologizing for being absent all through the holidays. I certainly didn’t stop enjoying delicious food. To let you in on my life a little bit, I started my MBA in December so life has been a little crazy. 261 more words



“Anyone who has the power to make you believe absurdities has the power to make you commit injustices”

– Voltaire

“So, you must be Christopher. I have been looking forward to meeting you. 143 more words


Paradise Regained

Some of my best friends are gardeners and I suspect they have a inkling of a paradise that I haven’t yet perceived. They are (the four that I’m thinking of) utter paragons of patience, in balance with nature, creative, knowledgeable, and humble in their understanding of and acceptance of human limitations. 550 more words