Quotes by Voltaire

History is nothing but a pack of tricks that we play upon the dead. >>

Truth is a fruit which should not be plucked until it is ripe. >>

God is always on the side of the heaviest battalions. >>

Quotations about Poetry and Poets

War talk by men who have been in a war is always interesting; whereas >>

A poet's pleasure is to withhold a little of his meaning, to intensify >>

The greatest poem is not that which is most skillfully constructed, bu >>

Verses which do not teach men new and moving truths do not deserve to be read.

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