Voltaire Quotes About Poetry

Quotes about: Poetry
  • One merit of poetry few persons will deny: it says more and in fewer words than prose.

    Voltaire (2016). “VOLTAIRE – Premium Collection: Novels, Philosophical Writings, Historical Works, Plays, Poems & Letters (60+ Works in One Volume) - Illustrated: Candide, A Philosophical Dictionary, A Treatise on Toleration, Plato's Dream, The Princess of Babylon, Zadig, The Huron, Socrates, The Sage and the Atheist, Dialogues, Oedipus, Caesar…”, p.4095, e-artnow
  • Verses which do not teach men new and moving truths do not deserve to be read.

    Francois Voltaire (1977). “The Portable Voltaire”, p.313, Penguin


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