Candide

by: Voltaire

Chapters 5–10

Quotes Chapters 5–10
While he was proving his argument á priori, the ship foundered, and the whole crew perished, except Pangloss, Candide, and the sailor who had caused the drowning of the good Anabaptist.
Candide, amazed, terrified, confounded, astonished, all bloody and trembling from head to foot, said to himself: “If this is the best of all possible worlds, what are the others like?”
A modest woman may be once violated, but her virtue is greatly strengthened as a result.