On truths by Voltaire


AuthorVoltaire  French Philosopher
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Source DetailLetter to Cardinal de Bernis, April 23, 1761

There are truths which are not for all men, nor for all times.

Voltaire  French Philosopher

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Quotations from Voltaire:

 The human brain is a complex organ with the wonderful power of enabling man to find reasons for continuing to believe whatever it is that he wants to believe.

Voltaire , French Philosopher

 Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal their thoughts.

Voltaire , French Philosopher

 There are truths which are not for all men, nor for all times.

Voltaire , French Philosopher

 Uncertainty Is an uncomfortable position.

But certainty Is an absurd one.

Voltaire , French Philosopher

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