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Voltaire: Inveterate Hatred to Rich

Posted by admin on Thursday, December 20, 2018

Voltaire Money Quote saying in Candide that the rich and poor despise each other but treat each other differently. Poor scrape to the rich, who in turn treat them horribly. Voltaire said:
 
The poor bear an inveterate hatred to the rich the rich treat the poor like sheep, whose wool and flesh they barter for money Quote
 

“The poor in all parts of the world bear an inveterate hatred to the rich, even while they creep and cringe to them; and the rich treat the poor like sheep, whose wool and flesh they barter for money” — Voltaire

 
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Voltaire: Charity No Longer Belongs

Posted by admin on Friday, December 14, 2018

Voltaire Money Quote saying that once a man dies, he no longer owns anything to be able to give it to any charity. Voltaire said:

The man who leaves money to charity in his will is only giving away what no longer belongs to him Quote
 

 

“The man who leaves money to charity in his will is only giving away what no longer belongs to him” — Voltaire

 
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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 Quote
 

‘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

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