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Quotation by Voltaire
I dare take the side of humanity against this sublime misanthrope.
Voltaire [François Marie Arouet] (1694–1778), French philosopher, author. Letters on the English Nation (Lettres philosophiques) (1734), p. 160, Paris, Garnier Flammarion (1964).
Second paragraph of twenty-fifth and last of the Letters, which is devoted to a polemical commentary on Pascal's Pensées.
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