Quotes by Voltaire

The Pope is an idol whose hands are tied and whose feet are kissed. >>

It is only through timidity that states are lost. >>

Rest is a good thing, but boredom is its brother. >>

Quotations about Nationalities and Nationalism

The English have a heavy hearted way of amusing themselves. >>

Nations whose nationalism is destroyed are subject to ruin. >>

An Englishmen thinks seated; a Frenchmen standing; an American pacing, >>

How I like the boldness of the English, how I like the people who say what they think!

Voltaire



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