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Voltaire
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Attributed to Voltaire, but first used by Evelyn Beatrice Hall, writing under the pseudonym of Stephen G Tallentyre in the book "The Friends of Voltaire" (1906), as a summary of Voltaire's beliefs. Variant: "I do not agree with what you have to say, but I'll defend to the death your right to say it."
Walter Scott
Source/Notes:
Originally: "The grave the last sleep? No; it is the last and final awakening." - May 13, 1827

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