“Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.”
François-Marie Arouet, known by his nom de plume Voltaire, was a French Enlightenment writer, historian, and philosopher famous for his wit, his attacks on the established Catholic Church and Christianity … Wikipedia
Born: November 21, 1694, Paris, France
Died: May 30, 1778, Paris, France
Plays: Oedipus, Mahomet, Nanine, Rome preserv’d, Brutus
Influenced by: John Locke, William Shakespeare, Isaac Newton
I disapprove of what you say, but will defend to the death your right to say it.
Common sense is genius in homespun.
Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.