Quote of the day, June 27

Voltaire, on writing (1770)

“I detest what you write, but I would give my life to make it possible for you to continue to write.”

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One Response to “Quote of the day, June 27”

  1. cristobalmatibag Says:

    It’s relevant that Voltaire wrote this in response to Jean-Jacques Rousseau, who tried to reason his way to a principled rejection of reason.

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