Work keeps us from three great evils, boredom, vice and need.
More Quotes from Voltaire:We are rarely proud when we are alone.
He who is not just is severe, he who is not wise is sad.
It is with books as with men A very small number play a great part, the rest are lost in the multitude.
I die adoring God, loving my friends, not hating my enemies, and detesting superstition.
Our wretched species is so made that those who walk on the well-trodden path always throw stones at those who are showing a new road.
I have lived eighty years of life and know nothing for it, but to be resigned and tell myself that flies are born to be eaten by spiders and man to be devoured by sorrow.
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But I have been in some very beautiful churches, then I've looked outside and seen people starving to death.
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English policy may not yet have made the definite decision to attack us; but it doubtless wishes, by all and every means, even the most extreme, to hinder every further expansion of German international influence and of German maritime power.
Bernhard von Bulow
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