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Backs Rocker in style of Voltaire

French philosopher and author Francois Voltaire once wrote, "I do not agree with what you are saying, but I will defend, to the death, your right to say it." I think this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/06/edi_277937.shtml
Editorials
It's all in how you look at it

A witty saying proves nothing. -- Voltaire Ever notice how we agree with our friends, yet belittle our enemies? I caught myself doing this the other day and later found...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/02/met_246268.shtml
Metro
A rotten role model

There have been a plethora of great thinkers in the history of Western civilization. Plato. Voltaire. Adam Smith. John Locke. Benjamin Franklin. Thomas Jefferson. Emerson. Kant. Great Eastern thinkers have included Confucius...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/20/edi_552496.shtml
Editorials
Did he really say that? Historical figures get hijacked through misquotes

...don't agree with.It's just like Voltaire said: "I disapprove of what you say...death your right to say it."Only Voltaire never said it. It's from a 1906 book called The Friends of Voltaire, written under a pseudonym by British...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/joe-hotchkiss-columns/2014-06-01/did-he-rea
Election Day Rants & Raves

...continue to set historical lying records. Is Obama aware that he's lying? Or is he so stupid he doesn't even realize it? VOLTAIRE SAID, "It's dangerous to be right when the government is wrong." Obama's' government is always wrong, so America...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2012-11-05/election-day-r
It's annoying when your mental jukebox gets stuck

Anything too stupid to be spoken is sung. - Voltaire Do you suffer from earworms? Do you know what earworms are? Ever get a catchy or irritating song stuck in your head? That's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/06/kir_403573.shtml
Bill Kirby
Answers elusive as night sky signs

Judge a man by his questions and not by his logic. - Voltaire The first day of the last month dawned cold and dark and December. Overhead the new moon was nowhere to be seen. My son, waiting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/02/kir_28312.shtml
Bill Kirby
Niece sheds light on man in '47 mystery

History is nothing more than a tableau of crimes and misfortunes. -- Voltaire Last year, I wrote a feature for our Web site about a curious incident in our nation's past.In July 1947 when President Harry...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-06-26/niece-sheds-light-man-47-myst
Debate over zodiac's accuracy is one more sign of times

Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy: the mad daughter of a wise mother. -- Voltaire When I speak to groups, I'm often asked to describe the benefits for working for a newspaper. Usually I say it's getting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/bill-kirby/2011-03-07/debate-over-zodiacs-accu
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Much interest lies in city's namesake

...would become a demanding monarch. After her husband's death she promoted public gardens. She was born in a village that Voltaire and Goethe found attractive. Her village would become the center of the Enlightenment in Germany, and for a while, after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/12/07/let_107373.shtml
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