Voltaire Quotes About Acceptance

Quotes about: Acceptance
  • Life is thickly sown with thorns. I know no other remedy than to pass rapidly over them. The longer we dwell on our misfortunes the greater is their power to harm us.

    "The Philosophical Works: Treatise On Tolerance, Philosophical Dictionary, Candide, Letters on England, Plato’s Dream, Dialogues, The Study of Nature, Ancient Faith and Fable, Zadig…".
  • Life is bristling with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to cultivate one's garden.

    Letter to Pierre-Joseph Luneau de Boisjermain on October 21, 1769. "Oeuvres Complètes de Voltaire: Correspondance". Book published by Garnier frères, Paris, Volume XIV, letter #7692, p. 478, 1882.
  • Often the prudent, far from making their destinies, succumb to them. -Francois

    Voltaire (2015). “Voltaire's Philosophical Dictionary”, p.159, Voltaire


  • Born: November 21, 1694
  • Died: May 30, 1778
  • Occupation: Writer
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