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Reason
Engrave this Quote The true triumph of reason is that it enables us to get along with those who do not possess it.
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Reform, Correction
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Relaxation
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Religion
Engrave this Quote The Pope is an idol whose hands are tied and whose feet are kissed.
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Respect
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Retirement
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Revolution
Engrave this Quote Independence in the end is the fruit of injustice.
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Satire
Engrave this Quote Satire lies about literary men while they live and eulogy lies about them when they die.
French: La satire ment sur les gens de lettres pendant leur vie, et l'eloge ment apres leur mort.
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-Voltaire (François-Marie Arouet), Lettre a Bordes
Self-love
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Engrave this Quote It is not love that should be depicted as blind, but self-love.
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Serenity
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Service
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Sex
Engrave this Quote 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.
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Shyness
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Singing
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Solitude
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-Voltaire (François-Marie Arouet), Philosophical Dictionary, 1764
Speech (freedom of)
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Spirituality
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Superstition
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Engrave this Quote Superstition sets the whole world in flames; philosophy quenches them.
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Engrave this Quote I die adoring God,loving my friends, not hating my enemies, and detesting superstition.
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Surprise
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Taxation
Engrave this Quote In general, the art of government consists in taking as much money as possible from one party of the citizens to give to the other.
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Thought
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Translation
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