Of all religions, the Christian should of course inspire the most tolerance, but until now Christians have been the most intolerant of all men.

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Nothing can be more contrary to religion and the clergy than reason and common sense.

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By appreciation, we make excellence in others our own property.

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It is not love that should be depicted as blind, but self-love.

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The true triumph of reason is that it enables us to get along with those who do not possess it.

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I am very fond of truth, but not at all of martyrdom.

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The ancients recommended us to sacrifice to the Graces, but Milton sacrificed to the Devil.

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Our country is that spot to which our heart is bound.

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

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I do not agree with what you have to say, but I'll defend to the death your right to say it.

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The first step, my son, which one makes in the world, is the one on which depends the rest of our days.

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We cannot wish for that we know not.

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It is not sufficient to see and to know the beauty of a work. We must feel and be affected by it.

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