Friday, December 23, 2016


Vale of Tears

Voltaire, letter to Rousseau (August 30, 1755; tr. William F. Fleming):
That which makes, and will always make, of this world a vale of tears is the insatiable cupidity and the indomitable pride of men...

Ce qui fait et fera toujours de ce monde une vallée de larmes, c'est l'insatiable cupidité et l'indomptable orgueil des hommes...

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