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Injustice in the end produces independence.
[Fr., L'injustice a la fin produit l'independance.]

Injustice in the end produces independence.
[Fr., L'injustice a la fin produit l'independance.]

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Common sense is not so common.
[Fr., Le sens commun n'est pas si common.]
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Common sense is not so common.
[Fr., Le sens commun n'est pas si common.]
- Voltaire (Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire),

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The flowery style is not unsuitable to public speeches or
addresses, which amount only to compliment. The lighter beauties read more

The flowery style is not unsuitable to public speeches or
addresses, which amount only to compliment. The lighter beauties
are in their place when there is nothing more solid to say; but
the flowery style ought to be banished from a pleading, a sermon,
or a didactic work.
- Voltaire (Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire),

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It is today, my dear, that I take a perilous leap.
[Fr., C'est demain, me belle amie, que je read more

It is today, my dear, that I take a perilous leap.
[Fr., C'est demain, me belle amie, que je fais le saut
perilleux.]

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But nothing is more estimable than a physician who, having
studied nature from his youth, knows the properties of read more

But nothing is more estimable than a physician who, having
studied nature from his youth, knows the properties of the human
body, the diseases which assail it, the remedies which will
benefit it, exercises his art with caution, and pays equal
attention to the rich and the poor.
- Voltaire (Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire),

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