Voltaire Quote

There ought to be moments of tranquillity in great works, as in life after the experience of passions, but not moments of disgust.


'The Piccini Notebooks' (c.1735–50) in T. Besterman (ed.) Voltaire's Notebooks (2nd ed., 1968) vol. 2

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There ought to be moments of tranquillity in great works, as in life after the experience of passions, but not moments of disgust.

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There ought to be moments of tranquillity in great works, as in life after the experience of passions, but not moments of disgust.

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There ought to be moments of tranquillity in great works, as in life after the experience of passions, but not moments of disgust.

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There ought to be moments of tranquillity in great works, as in life after the experience of passions, but not moments of disgust.