When he who hears doesn't know what he who speaks means, and when he who speaks doesn't know what he himself means that is philosophy.
More Quotes from Voltaire:By appreciation, we make excellence in others our own property.
It is the flash which appears, the thunderbolt will follow.
The ancients recommended us to sacrifice to the Graces, but Milton sacrificed to the Devil.
Let us work without theorizing, tis the only way to make life endurable.
Many are destined to reason wrongly others, not to reason At all and others, to persecute those who do reason.
We are rarely proud when we are alone.
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