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Sentienttherapy: "It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere" Voltaire

EyauukArt: It is the flash which appears, the thunderbolt will follow. - Voltaire

marls_cand: “If you want to know who controls you, look at who you are not allowed to criticize.” — Voltaire

jeweljenga: gaming terms are weird. like oh you're carrying me? what's next, gonna hold me gently? cradle my head in your hands? you gonna kiss me? is that our strategy?

GSWSyndicate: Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.Voltaire

AryanKumarSin: Lord, protect me from my friends. I can take care of my enemies. ~Voltaire, 1694-1778

MitthuSadab: Voltaire (1694-1778) on his deathbed in response to a priest asking that he renounce Satan.

wa_livi: Harrow opening the Locked Tomb

FrankStiles11: “If you want to know who controls you, look at who you are not allowed to criticize.” — Voltaire

ritchie_lawson: Swiss Madison Well Made Forever SM-DB569 Voltaire 60"x30" Acrylic Drop-In Bathtub [GS77SC8]

cupotitaqetol: You read Voltaire

Friedegger: There's this line I seem to recall by Voltaire that goes something like, "a friend is someone who will rescue you when you're imprisoned in a foreign land". Or maybe it's, "I hope to see a friend imprisoned that I might have chance to rescue them" or maybe I dreamt this quote.

Zen_Moments: Every man is guilty of all the good he didn't do. ~ Voltaire

Patbagley: People who believe Trump is God's gift to America are capable of scary shit "Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities" --Voltaire

BarreyJewall: “It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.“ - Voltaire

ilovequotebooks: The most important decision you make is to be in a good mood. -Voltaire

JerrodEffertz: Voltaire: A Life from Beginning to End [BZ7L6PU]

InspiredUs: The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us. Voltaire

Pontifexum: This headline makes retards look like Voltaire

daveheckathorn: "Learn to cultivate your own garden." ~Voltaire

hm_umarfarooq: “Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.” ― Voltaire

0xEmmanuel: 6. “Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.” - Voltaire

prolix_mr: "A deep meaning resides in old customs." -Voltaire

crankybolt: The sound engineer at this panel we are on (Wes) is a badass playing Voltaire for everyone while we wait for the panel attendees.

JamesClearQuote: As Voltaire once wrote; The best is the enemy of the good.

R0Poem: where warhol got the banana from

Chrisanthuz: Do well and you will have no need for ancestors. ~ Voltaire

Chrisanthuz: My life is a struggle. ~ Voltaire

RealitySelect0r: God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well. Voltaire

rjber15: “I learned to harden myself against adversity, and found in myself a courage I had not expected from the flightiness and the errors of my youth.” ~Voltaire

ShekCheck: “Uncertainty is an uncomfortable position. But certainty is an absurd one” - Voltaire

_fuluv_: when voltaire sang "or perhaps you were bored, or mayhaps you were confused / did i serve any purpose? any one at all?" i Ascended

RTLifeQuotes: Let us read and let us dance; two amusements that will never do any harm. - Voltaire

mmatalpur: “While judges are wedded to law, they sleep with the rich and the powerful.” Voltaire

Quotesme_: I don't agree with a word you way, but I will defend to the death your right to say it. -Voltaire

OpusMagnum42: "The right of free speech is more important than the content of the speech." -Voltaire

Mina_Mina_7: If they can make people believe absurdities, they can make people commit atrocities. ~Voltaire

rc_wisehack: Sorry I'm going to have to side with Voltaire on this one, friends.

SlenderSherbet: *wife from the next room* "I hope you haven't spent all your months wages on something expensive and unnecessary again" Me:

suda51_bot: ▲▽▲▽▲▽▲ Today's WORD ▲▽▲▽▲▽▲ "Men use thought only to justify their injustices, and speech only to conceal their thoughts." - Voltaire -

OfficialNtokozo: “If you want to know who controls you, look at who you are not allowed to criticize." ~ Voltaire

nikvest1: Everything you say should be true, but not everything true should be said." "Many are destined to reason wrongly; others, not to reason at all; and others, to persecute those who do reason." "Is politics nothing other than the art of deliberately lying?" Voltaire

mouse_math: Index Librorum Prohibitorum - the official Catholic list of banned books, included works by Voltaire, Diderot, Victor Hugo, Rousseau, Spinoza, Erasmus, Kant, Hume, Descartes, Bacon, Milton, Locke, Copernicus, Galileo, and Pascal. the Church tried to squash science like a bug.

elfbatross: Big fan of the rare Pallas' Cat who manages to perfectly sum up all 4 of my major moods.

libertyrecap: "Anyone who has the power to make you believe absurdities has the power to make you commit injustices." - Voltaire

MireilleJansma: Spinoza and Bayle (philosophers and founders of The Enlightenment) and also Voltaire and his biographer Evelyn Beatrice Hall would very much agree.

GSWSyndicate: Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.Voltaire

Gregbeattie_: Anybody selling a Ewan mcvicar at cabaret Voltaire ticket, can swap for subclub ticket, Rt

BSzanday: “I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it” ― Evelyn Beatrice Hall (Paraphrasing Voltaire)

quot3bot: "Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities." ~ Voltaire

PoliticalGuru3: This quote is attributed to Voltaire .Dateable but it holds good. Contempt of Court. Accused says I did not commit contempt. Judges say” You did” Accused says”I firmly believe I did not. However if you hold I did, I apologise and commit not to repeat” What’s bad in it?

Frances_DJuarez: The Holy Roman Empire is neither Holy, nor Roman, nor an Empire. – Voltaire

BeanWalrus: This Halloween season I'm urging you to remember the Billy and Mandy cartoon in which Billy feeds his neighbors' brains to a singing Little Shop of Horrors alien voiced by Voltaire. It goes so unbelievably hard

TakeThatDarwin: “I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: O, Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it." - Voltaire, in a letter to Étienne Noël Damilaville, May 16, 1767

MaverickAsif: “The most important decision you make is to be in a good mood.” ― Voltaire

DannyG_27: New music from the homie Voltaire. Catch me on knobs, faders, numbers and letters in the digital realm.

MatthewJRoth: Pray that God might lessen the pains of Voltaire foe every new soul that falls prey to his errors. (I learned that from a very wise French priest.)

Earth2Mother: "Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination." - Voltaire

batspider55: “Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.” – Voltaire

BradyBush: The Enlightenment and the Scientific Revolution taught us more about God's creation than medieval or Romantic period poetry ever could. Newton and Galileo helped reinforce objective truth. Let's not throw out the modern era just because Voltaire and Rousseau lived there.

Earth2Mother: "Common sense is not so common." - Voltaire

philosophy_life: “The most important decision you make is to be in a good mood.” ― Voltaire

skagitriver21: The most important decision you make is to be in a good mood. Voltaire Good morning ☀️

ikwilson: I remember studying Voltaire in university and wondering how any civil society could ever have considered constraining free speech to be a good idea.

themediaxpress: "Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire

MarthaJGomez_: Voltaire had sent copies away; others had been printed abroad; and the thing was irrecoverable.

RaymondBrown__: It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong. - Voltaire

TheWisdomClock: 4AM "Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do. " -Voltaire

pinballmapcom: Cirqus Voltaire (Bally, 1997) was added to Barcade in Philadelphia by coinshoot

metallicpipeli1: No one actually does think it's attractive or appropriate. This is just the new "find out who you are not allowed to criticize" thing Voltaire wrote about.

Fasted_Strength: "Doctors are men who prescribe medicines of which they know little, to cure diseases of which they know less, in human beings of whom they know nothing." - Voltaire

TrueQuotation: Whatever good things we build end up building us. — Voltaire

jinyounglandss: Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination. Voltaire

NewsAmarillo: Just now Voltaire in a comm check with Dart Board. From the sounds of it it is probably a strategic net of some sort. Lots of radio checks and tuning up of radios on 11.175 MHz

TrainingMindful: “Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers.” ~ Voltaire

iluminatibot: "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

quot3bot: "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

anecdotal: Once years ago a student refused to come to class the day I was teaching Voltaire (a Wordsworth class, on the French Revolution) because Voltaire did not acknowledge that man's reason was utterly corrupted in The Fall. No other excuse since then has come close.

UrTweetMyReply: “The best way to be boring is to leave nothing out.“ - Voltaire

iMoGalore: Writing is the painting of the voice. Voltaire

DaveFromKnoxvil: Anvil - Winged Assassins The Church - One Day Journey - Send Her My Love Gary Moore - Victims Of The Future Krokus - Headhunter Cabaret Voltaire - Just Fascination Normil Hawaiians - British Warm

Welshbeard: We've had a delightful night out of bar-hopping in Kazimierz, involving pierogi, vodka, and a good chat with a lovely couple from Sheffield (who insisted on buying me a drink), which involved discussion about Lisa Nandy, Cabaret Voltaire, LFO, and Susanne Sulley.

CWorld_Josh: 3 days! This limited run item is 1k coins/1k NFTs. NFTs are numbered and distribution will be random! Funds from this project will be used to fix and revive Goguen, get the physical art piece to the Artist and fund the next amazing Voltaire to finish the series!

umar_voltaire: Happy Birthday! Jean-Jacques Dessalines was a leader of the Haitian Revolution and the first ruler of an independent Haiti under the 1805 constitution. Under Dessalines, Haiti became the first country to permanently abolish slavery.

Inspired2Share: I don't agree with a word you way, but I will defend to the death your right to say it. -Voltaire

khalidcustoms: “I disagree with what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it” --Voltaire

Advaidism: “There is no God, but don’t tell that to my servant, lest he murder me at night.” ― Voltaire (French philosopher & historian) This quote (mentioned in the book 'Sapiens) precisely tells us why humans created the concept of myths & religion. 1/2

jinyounglandss: Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination. Voltaire

khalidcustoms: Don’t think money does everything or you are going to end up doing everything for money. Voltaire

Voltaire_Aro: found a cool shirt and decided to make it fit with other items. Now i have the "just woke up out of bed" octoling

iluminatibot: "Paper money eventually returns to its intrinsic value - zero." ~ Voltaire

andtartary2: 19th century washing machine. This is a compressed air washing machine from the end of the 19th century, made by the makers Voltaire and Echberg. The machine is made of galvanised steel and has a characteristic rocket-like appearance with a central drum in which clothes

voltaire: The Chinese myth of the immortal white snake - Shunan Teng

SamehTorky: “Is there any one so wise as to learn by the experience of others ?” - Voltaire quote

vlok_andre: Uncertainty is an uncomfortable position. But certainty is an absurd one. Voltaire

catheri82106796: "It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere." - Voltaire

BotOnBotAction: According to Amazon, people who bought this sophisticated book about bots also bought: - Voltaire's 'Candide' - Neil Seuss's 'The First World' How very sophisticated!

Bokiko_io: Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe. (Voltaire)

AndTartary: 19th century washing machine. This is a compressed air washing machine from the end of the 19th century, made by the makers Voltaire and Echberg. The machine is made of galvanised steel and has a characteristic rocket-like appearance with a central drum in which clothes are



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