Pierre Bayle

Pierre Bayle

French philosopher, historian and critic of religious dogmas
I get up and retire when I wish. I go out if I wish and I do not go out if I do not desire to do so, except for the two days on which I give lectures.More Pierre Bayle quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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.More Pierre Bayle quotes [10/12/2011 05:10:44]
One must be stark mad, to believe that mankind can subsist without magistrates.More Pierre Bayle quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It has been asserted, that a moral Atheist would be a monster beyond the power of nature to create: I reply, that it is not more strange for an Atheist to live virtuously, than for a Christian to abandon himself to crime! If we believe the last kind of monster, why dispute the existence of the first?More Pierre Bayle quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The furnace of affliction refines us from earthly drossiness, and softens us for the impression of God's own stamp.More Pierre Bayle quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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