I read only to please myself, and enjoy only what suits my taste.
More Quotes from Voltaire:Men who are occupied in the restoration of health to other men, by the joint exertion of skill and humanity, are above all the great of the earth. They even partake of divinity, since to preserve and renew is almost as noble as to create.
Originality is nothing but judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed one from another.
Marriage is the only adventure open to the timid.
Alas...I too have known love, that ruler of hearts, that soul of our soul: it's never brought me anything except one kiss and twenty kicks in the rump. How could such a beautiful cause produce such an abominable effect on you?
Weakness on both sides is, as we know, the motto of all quarrels.
To succeed in the world it is not enough to be stupid, you must also be well-mannered.
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