Pierre Bayle: Tolerance and intolerance

“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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Pierre Bayle: No less wit nor less invention

Pierre Bayle

Pierre Bayle (Photo credit: Stifts- och landsbiblioteket i Skara)

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, philosopher and writer (1647-1706)