But in this country it is necessary, now and then, to put one admiral to death in order to inspire the others to fight.
More Quotes from Voltaire:Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy the mad daughter of a wise mother. These daughters have too long dominated the earth.
To the living we owe respect, but to the dead we owe only the truth.
We cannot wish for that we know not.
Martin in particular concluded that man was born to live either in the convulsions of misery, or in the lethargy of boredom.
To believe in God is impossible not to believe in Him is absurd.
Work banishes those three great evils boredom, vice and poverty.
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Even God cannot change the past.
A lot was happening, plus there were an enormous number of people in the industry that were going to conventions, so it was a pretty fun time. Also there was a lot of controversy and I was at the forefront of some of that.