Despite my firm convictions, I have always been a man who tries to face facts, and to accept the reality of life as new experience and new knowledge unfolds. I have always kept an open mind, a flexibility that must go hand in hand with every form of the intelligent search for truth.
Perfect is the enemy of good. – Voltaire
It is an infantile superstition of the human spirit that virginity would be thought a virtue and not the barrier that separates ignorance from knowledge. – Voltaire
Life is a shipwreck, but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats. – Voltaire
Nature has always had more force than education. – Voltaire
The superfluous, a very necessary thing. – Voltaire
Meditation is the dissolution of thoughts in Eternal awareness or Pure consciousness without objectification, knowing without thinking, merging finitude in infinity. – Voltaire
All men are born with a nose and five fingers, but no one is born with a knowledge of God. – Voltaire