Quotation by Pierre Bayle

I am a good Protestant, and in the full sense of the term, for from the bottom of my soul, I protest against everything that is said, and everything that is done.
Pierre Bayle (1647–1706), French skeptical thinker. Historical and Critical Dictionary in Selections, p. xviii, n. 5, trans. by R.H. Popkin, Hackett, Indianapolis (1991). Quoted in preface to Cardinal Polignac's Anti-Lucrere.

Bayle's critical sceptical attitude.
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