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Voltaire
(1694-1778) born on
Nov 21
French philosopher, poet, novelist, playwright. He attacked tyranny, bigotry and religious fanaticism while working toward political reform; wrote "Candide," 1759.
         
   
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The instruction we find in books is like fire. We fetch it from our neighbours, kindle it at home, communicate it to others, and it becomes the property of all.

R
Love is a canvas furnished by Nature and embroidered by imagination.
A
Originality is nothing by judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed one from another.
N
Common Sense is not so common.
K
I disapprove of what you say, but will defend to the death your right to say it.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: From an Internet collection of quotations.
R: In "Instant Quotation Dictionary," by Donald O. Bolander, 1979.
A: From an Internet collection of quotations.
N: In "Speakers Sourcebook I," by Eleanor Doan, 1960.
K: Attributed.
   


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