from: Les Carpenter
Rational Nation USA
Purveyor of Truth
Voltaire Quotes worth reflecting on, and, it seems the more things change the more they stay the same.
I do not agree with what you have to say, but I'll defend to the death your right to say it.
It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere.
Man is free at the moment he wishes to be.
What is tolerance? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error; let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.
In general, the art of government consists of taking as much money as possible from one class of citizens to give to another.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
Of all religions, the Christian should of course inspire the most tolerance, but until now Christians have been the most intolerant of all men.
Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy the mad daughter of a wise mother. These daughters have too long dominated the earth.
Prejudices are what fools use for reason.
And now my personal favorite.
Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.