Voltaire Quotes

I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one 'O Lord, make my enemies ridiculous.' And God granted it.

~ Voltaire

Men are equal it is not birth but virtue that makes the difference.

~ Voltaire

'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.'

~ Voltaire

Man is free at the moment he wishes to be.

~ Voltaire

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

~ Voltaire

All men are born with a nose and ten fingers, but no one was born with a knowledge of God.

~ Voltaire

The man who leaves money to charity in his will is only giving away what no longer belongs to him.

~ Voltaire

Anything too stupid to be said is sung.

~ Voltaire

Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.

~ Voltaire

Use, do not abuse neither abstinence nor excess ever renders man happy.

~ Voltaire

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