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French Philosopher and Writer. One of the greatest of all French authors, 1694-1778
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"Excellently observed," answered Candide; "but let us cultivate our garden
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"That is well said," replied Candide, "but we must cultivate our garden
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'That is indisputable,' was the answer, 'but in this country it is a good thing to kill an admiral from time to time to encourage the others.'
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A clergyman is one who feels himself called upon to live without working at the expense of the rascals who work to live
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A fool is a person who guesses and gets it wrong, a clever man is one who guesses, regardless of time period, and gets it right
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A good cook is a certain slow poisoner, if you are not temperate
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A long dispute means both parties are wrong
Quarrels
A man loved by a beautiful woman will always get out of trouble
Cute loveLove
A witty saying proves nothing.
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A woman can keep one secret - the secret of her age
AgeBeing a WomanSecrets
All is for the best in the best of all possible worlds.
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All kinds are good except the kind that bores you.
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All men are born with a nose and ten fingers, but no one was born with a knowledge of God
Knowledge
All men have equal rights to liberty, to their property, and to the protection of the laws
Liberty
All people are equal, it is not birth, it is virtue alone that makes the difference.
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All sects differ, because they come from men; morality is everywhere the same, because it comes from God
Morality
All styles are good except the tiresome kind.
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All succeeds with people who are of cheerful disposition
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All the citizens of a state cannot be equally powerful, but they may be equally free
Equality
All the known world, excepting only savage nations, is governed by books.
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