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Free Speech and Tact posted 05 February 2006 in Philosophy DiscussionFree Speech and Tact by Peter, Auditor

The quote is Evelyn Beatrice Hall's in "The Friends of Voltaire" where she paraphrases Voltaire's stance and references can be found here

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although he comes very close to saying it when he says

Monsieur l'abbé, I detest what you write, but I would give my life to make it possible for you to continue to write.
Voltaire, letter to M. le Riche, February 6, 1770
French author, humanist, rationalist, &amp; satirist (1694 - 1778)
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