Pierre Bayle Quote: “There is not less wit nor…”

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

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Name: Pierre Bayle
Profession: Philosopher
Nationality: French
Birthday: November 18, 1647
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