12 Quotes from Voltaire on Life and Human Nature

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Emre Ülkem

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The real name of the French writer and philosopher Voltaire was François Marie Arouet. He made a significant contribution to the French Revolution and the Enlightenment movement. In addition to freedom of religion and expression, he is famous for his thoughts and philosophical writings on human rights. In his works, he satirized the dogmas of the Church and the French institutions of his time. He is one of the most influential figures of his time. Voltaire is one of the most shared authors with his quotations. Voltaire is a writer who has made a name for himself with his essential words in his works.
I have compiled the genius words of this precious historical character for you:

1) People content with what they got at school are like children who can only talk to their babysitter.

2) I hate your opinions, but I’m willing to sacrifice my life so you can defend them.

3) If you think about how hard it is to change yourself, you realize how little chance you have of trying to change others.

4) Our hope is to think that one day everything will be fine: It is our delusion to think that everything is fine on this day.

5) People only live with their dreams, and when they start living a little, they lose all their dreams.

6) Fanaticism, which consists of superstition and ignorance, has been a disease for centuries.

7) Small people have great pride.

8) Ambition is like the wind that blows the sail of a boat; Too many will sink the ship, too few will keep the ship in place.

9) First of all, we must be human; doctors after that.

10) Superstitions cause the whole world to catch fire; philosophy puts out this fire.

11) People refuse to think when they have food to eat and a place to sleep.

12) Work removes three significant deficiencies: boredom, vices, and poverty.

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