• It is not love that should be depicted as blind, but self-love.
    It is not love that should be depicted as blind, but self-love.
    ~ Voltaire
  • God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well.
    God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well.
    ~ Voltaire
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  • The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us.
    The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us.
    ~ Voltaire
  • The instinct of a man is to pursue everything that flies from him, and to fly from all that pursue him.
    The instinct of a man is to pursue everything that flies from him, and to fly from all that pursue him.
    ~ Voltaire
  • Friendship is the marriage of the soul, and this marriage is liable to divorce.
    Friendship is the marriage of the soul, and this marriage is liable to divorce.
    ~ Voltaire
  • The most important decision you make is to be in a good mood.
    The most important decision you make is to be in a good mood.
    ~ Voltaire
  • Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe.
    Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe.
    ~ Voltaire
  • A witty saying proves nothing.
    A witty saying proves nothing.
    ~ Voltaire
  • Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.
    Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.
    ~ Voltaire
  • I have chosen to be happy because it is good for my health.
    I have chosen to be happy because it is good for my health.
    ~ Voltaire