Pierre Bayle

Pierre Bayle

French philosopher, historian and critic of religious dogmas
There is no less invention in aptly applying a thought found in a book, than in being the first author of the thought.More Pierre Bayle quotes [10/12/2011 05:10:25]
There is not less wit nor invention in applying rightly a thought one finds in a book, than in being the first author of that thought. Cardinal du Perron has been heard to say that the happy application of a verse of Virgil has deserved a talent.More Pierre Bayle quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In matters of religion, it is very easy to deceive a man and very hard to undeceive him.More Pierre Bayle quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is pure illusion to think that an opinion that passes down from century to century, from generation to generation, may not be entirely false.More Pierre Bayle quotes [10/12/2011 05:10:52]
One must be stark mad, to believe that mankind can subsist without magistrates.More Pierre Bayle quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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