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Voltaire: Government Taking & Giving

Posted by admin on Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Voltaire Money Quote saying taking money from one group to give to another is the only function of governments. Voltaire said:
 
the art of government consists in taking as much money as possible from one party of the citizens to give to the other Quote
 

“The art of government consists in taking as much money as possible from one party of the citizens to give to the other” — Voltaire

 
Born November 21, 1694 – Died May 30, 1778

 
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Voltaire: Don’t Think Money Does Everything

Posted by admin on Saturday, January 20, 2018

Voltaire Money Quote saying when we believe that money will accomplish anything, then we spend all efforts at gaining more so we can achieve things unrelated. Voltaire said:

Don’t think money does everything or you are going to end up doing everything for money
— Voltaire

 
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Voltaire: Rich Robbed by the Poor

Posted by admin on Monday, December 19, 2016

Voltaire Money Quote saying speaking of his contemporary, Rousseau – calling him a bum who’d prefer a poor peoples revolt to overtake the rich. Voltaire said:

A tramp who would like to see the rich robbed by the poor, the better to establish the fraternal unity of man
— Voltaire

Voltaire on Taking Governments

Posted by admin on Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Voltaire Money Quotation saying taxing one group provides for another group and government designs ways to extract maximum amounts. Voltaire said:

In general, the art of government consists of taking as much money as possible from one class of citizens to give to another
— Voltaire

Voltaire on Religious Money

Posted by admin on Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Voltaire Money Quotation saying that even though there are multiple religions – all need donations and every one of them believe in cash. Voltaire said:

When it is a question of money, everybody is of the same religion

— Voltaire

Voltaire: Comfort & Abundance of Poor

Posted by admin on Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Money Quotation – It takes light to know darkness and opposites do attract, but sometimes they clash as in the case of wealth and poverty. Voltaire said:

The comfort of the rich depends upon an abundant supply of the poor

— Voltaire

Voltaire: Paper Currency No Value

Posted by admin on Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Voltaire Money Quotation saying coins used to be made of an amount of precious metal roughly equivalent to their value, but paper is nearly worthless. Voltaire said:

Paper money eventually returns to its intrinsic value – zero

— Voltaire

Voltaire: Intrinsic Value of Money

Posted by admin on Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Voltaire Money Quote on the value of paper currency – which the French philosopher believed was worthless – back in the 1700’s. Paper money began in China in 960 AD and is still with us today, worthless or not.

Paper money eventually returns to its intrinsic value – zero

— Voltaire

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