Happy Birthday: Voltaire

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Voltaire – a French Enlightenment writer, historian and philosopher – was born on November 21st 1694 in Paris, France. He wrote more than 20,000 letters and more than 2,000 books and pamphlets, and is still widely quoted today. Voltaire’s most famous quotes include:

“I do not agree with what you have to say, but I’ll defend to the death your right to say it.”

“Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.”

“Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers.”

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