Monday November 28th 2011

Thought for the Day

“Think for yourselves
and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too.”

~ Voltaire
(1694-1778)



*Fran├žois-Marie Arouet

VoltaireBorn 21 November 1694 Paris, France
Died 30 May 1778 (aged 83) Paris, France

Better known by the pen name Voltaire, a French Enlightenment writer and philosopher famous for his wit and for his advocacy of civil liberties, including freedom of religion and free trade. Voltaire was a prolific writer and produced works in almost every literary form including plays, poetry, novels, essays, historical and scientific works, more than 20,000 letters and more than 2,000 books and pamphlets. He was an outspoken supporter of social reform, despite strict censorship laws and harsh penalties for those who broke them. As a satirical polemicist, he frequently made use of his works to criticize intolerance, religious dogma and the French institutions of his day.

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Monday November 28th 2011 — 5 Comments

  1. People have learned to live even better violent creatures than lion, when will learn to live with our family? Good Wishes is a magic through which situation, person and any atmosphere can be changed.

  2. It is good to do so, but it is generally not preferred in India as here relationships are more worthy than one’s individual thinking.

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