Posted by Harikrishnan Menon on July 10, 2003
In Reply to: Voltaire posted by Lewis on July 10, 2003
: : : : Can anyone please tell me who wrote "I disagree with what you say but will defend to the death your right to say it" and where does it come from?
: : : French writer, satirist and the embodiment of the 18th-century Enlightenment, Voltaire is remembered as a crusader against tyranny and bigotry.
: : Thank you Bruce. Wish I was half as knowledgeable as you guys.
: : Doris
: You probably wouldn't if you knew how many people do internet searches before responding...
And if they're dedicated Googlers, they may even come across the following site, which suggests that Voltaire might not have been the one who said it in the first place...