Tuesday, March 10, 2009

More Voltaire Quotes Apropos of Our Time

As long as people believe in absurdities they will continue to commit atrocities. 

Froth at the top,  dregs at the bottom,  but the middle,  excellent.

I have never made but one prayer, and it was granted:  "O Lord,  make my enemies ridiculous.".

Illusion is the first of all our pleasures.

Injustice in the end produces independence.  

It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere.  

It is not love,  but self-love,  which is blind. 

It is lamentable that to be a good patriot,  one must become the enemy of the rest of mankind.  

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