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Pierre Bayle

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It is thus tolerance that is the source of peace, and intolerance that is the source of disorder and squabbling.

— Pierre Bayle

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I am a good Protestant, and in the full sense of the term, for from the bottom of my soul, I protest against everything that is said, and everything that is done.

— Pierre Bayle

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I know too much to be a sceptic and too little to be a dogmatist.

— Pierre Bayle

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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.

— Pierre Bayle

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Properly speaking, history is nothing but the crimes and misfortunes of the human race.

— Pierre Bayle

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The antiquity and general acceptance of an opinion is not assurance of its truth.

— Pierre Bayle

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There is no less invention in aptly applying a thought found in a book, than in being the first author of the thought.

— Pierre Bayle

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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.

— Pierre Bayle

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Bayle remained in Rotterdam until his death on 28 December 1706 and was buried there in the Waalse Kerk where Jurieu would be buried as well seven years later. 1740)
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"Pensées Diverses sur l'Occasion de la Comète" (1682) translated as "Various Thoughts on the Occasion of the Comet" (2000) by Robert C.

Pierre Bayle (French: [bɛl]; 18 November 1647 – 28 December 1706) was a French philosopher and writer best known for his seminal work the Historical and Critical Dictionary publiPierre Bayled beginning in 1695. As a forerunner of the Encyclopedists and an advocate of the principle of the toleration of divergent beliefs his works subsequently influenced the development of the Enlightenment. Bayle was a self-pronounced Protestant and as a fideist he advocated a separation between the spheres of faith and reason on the grounds of God being incomprehensible to man.

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