Wednesday, July 19, 2006

Voltaire & established authorities...

"It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong." -- Voltaire -

Voltaire (1694—1778) was the son of a notary, was born at Paris and was educated at the Jesuit Collège Louis-le-Grand. French philosopher and author, whose original name was Arouet. One of the towering geniuses in literary and intellectual history, Voltaire personifies the Enlightenment.


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