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Pangloss Quotes

Four of the best book quotes from Pangloss
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“’It is demonstrable,’ said he, ‘that things cannot be otherwise than as they are; for all being created for an end, all is necessarily for the best end.’”
Voltaire
author
Candide
book
Pangloss
character
fate
destiny
right and wrong
concepts
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“All that is is for the best. If there is a volcano at Lisbon it cannot be elsewhere. It is impossible that things should be other than they are; for everything is right.”
Voltaire
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Pangloss
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“I have not a farthing, my friend, and all over the globe there is no letting of blood or taking a glister, without paying, or somebody paying for you.”
Voltaire
author
Pangloss
character
money
community
blood
cost
concepts
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“’There is a concatenation of events in this best of all possible worlds: for if you had not been kicked out of a magnificent castle for love of Miss Cunegonde: if you had not been put into the Inquisition: if you had not walked over America: if you had not stabbed the Baron: if you had not lost all your sheep from the fine country of El Dorado: you would not be here eating preserved citrons and pistachio-nuts.’ ‘All that is very well,’ answered Candide, ‘but let us cultivate our garden.’”
Voltaire
author
Candide
Pangloss
characters
fate
destiny
gardens
right
concepts

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