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Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.
Attributed to Voltaire but unsourced.
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The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
Sept Discours en Vers sur l'Homme (1738)
Man is free at the instant he wants to be.
Brutus, act II, scene I (1730).
The best is the enemy of the good.
"La Bégueule" (Contes, 1772)
We have a natural right to make use of our pens as of our tongues, at our peril, risk and hazard.
'Liberty of the Press' in Philosophical Dictionary (1764)
A witty saying proves nothing.
Le dîner du comte de Boulainvilliers (1767)