But she was quoting Rousseau and Voltaire in her letters when she was only 16, before she ever met the doctor.
He had read Rousseau, Voltaire, and other thinkers in French society.
Leibniz (185) and Voltaire (170) also performed well, but others gave a lackluster showing.
Both countries were responding to the ideas of radical thinkers like Voltaire, Thomas Paine, and Jean-Jacques Rousseau.
“Common sense is not so common,” Voltaire proclaimed three centuries ago.
Voltaire never forgot the hospitality received at Stanislas' hands.
He had advised the Queen not to suffer Voltaire to be presented to her.
As a dramatist Voltaire is negligible for the very reasons that made him so successful in his own day.
Voltaire found the first four acts execrable and laughed consumedly.
The first thought of Frederick evidently was that Voltaire had really been a spy in the employ of the French government.
name taken from 1718 by French author François Marie Arouet (1694-1778) after his imprisonment in the Bastille on suspicion of having written some satirical verses; originally de Voltaire. The signification is uncertain.