There is not less wit nor less invention in applying rightly a thought one finds in a book, than in being the first author of that thought.
Quote by Pierre Bayle
Pierre Bayle Quotes
It is pure illusion to think that an opinion that passes down from century to...
It is thus tolerance that is the source of peace, and intolerance that is the...
There is no less invention in aptly applying a thought found in a book, than...
Properly speaking, history is nothing but the crimes and misfortunes of the human race.
The antiquity and general acceptance of an opinion is not assurance of its truth.
I am a good Protestant, and in the full sense of the term, for from...
I know too much to be a sceptic and too little to be a dogmatist.