"Those who have asserted all is well talk nonsense; they ought to have said that all is for the best."
"Nothing could be smarter, more splendid, more brilliant, better drawn up than two armies. Trumpets, fifes, hautboys, drums, cannons, formed a harmony such as never been heard in hell."
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"I should like to know which is worse, to be raped a hundred times by Negro pirates, to have a buttock cut off, to run the gauntlet among the Bulgarians, to be whipped and flogged in an auto-da-fe, to be dissected, to row in a gally, in short, to endure all the miseries through which we have parsed, or to remain here doing nothing?"
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" If we do not exert the right of eating our neighbor, it is because we have other means of making good cheer."
"If this is the best of all possible worlds, what are the others?"
Happy Moan Day ;)
*Quotations from Candide (Voltaire) 1759