Who is Voltaire

François-Marie Arouet (French: [fʁɑ̃swa maʁi aʁwɛ]; 21 November 1694 – 30 May 1778) was a French Enlightenment writer, historian, and philosopher. Known by his nom de plume Voltaire (; also US: ; French: [vɔltɛːʁ]), he was famous for his wit, and his criticism of Christianity—especially the Roman Catholic Church—and of slavery. Voltaire was an advocate of freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and separation of church and state.

Voltaire was a versatile and prolific writer, producing works in almost every literary form, including plays, poems, novels, essays, histories, and scientific expositions. He wrote more than 20,000 letters and 2,000 books and pamphlets. Voltaire was one of the first authors to become renowned and commercially successful internationally. H...
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Voltaire Poems

  • The Origin Of Trades
    When with a skilful hand Prometheus made
    A statue that the human form displayed,
    Pandora, his own work, to wed he chose,
    And from those two the human race arose. ...
  • In Camp Before Philippsburg
    Without a bed we now sleep sound
    And take our meals upon the ground;
    And though the blazing atmosphere
    Must dreadful to the eye appear, ...
  • From Love To Friendship
    If you would have me love once more,
    The blissful age of love restore;
    From wine's free joys, and lovers' cares,
    Relentless time, who no man spares, ...
  • To Her Royal Highness, The Princess Of ***
    Abeauteous princess often may
    Languish in pleasure's season gay;
    The empty forms of haughty state
    Oft make life tedious to the great....
  • Thelema And Macareus
    Thelema's lively, all admire
    Her charms, but she's too full of fire;
    Impatience ever racks her breast,
    Her heart a stranger is to rest....
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Heart 6 Life 6 I Love You 5 Love 5 Alone 4 Time 4 Away 4 Place 4 Great 4 Soul 3


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Comments about Voltaire

Melvintolle: “history never repeats itself; man always does.” voltaire’s
Stengel: "those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." —voltaire
Raymondbrown__: it is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong. - voltaire
Iohk_charles: the age of voltaire will soon be upon us as an ecosystem. it's going to unlock the power of the millions of cardano users and builders. it will also, once again, show the rest of the industry how to do decentralized governance just like we did with staking.
Jells6985: "every man is a creature of the age in which he lives and few are able to raise themselves above the ideas of the time.” ~ voltaire
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The Sunshine Seeks My Little Room
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The sunshine seeks my little room
To tell me Paris streets are gay;
That children cry the lily bloom
All up and down the leafy way;
That half the town is mad with May,
With flame of flag and boom of bell:
For Carnival is King to-day;
So pen and page, awhile farewell.
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