Candide, Still Chapter 25: Visit to a Venetian Nobleman

Candide, who had been brought up never to judge anything for himself, was greatly astonished at what he heard, and Martin considered Pococurante’s way of thinking rather reasonable.

“Oh, here is a Cicero,” said Candide. “Now as for that great man, I suppose you never tire of reading him?”

“I never read him,” replied the Venetian. “What do I care whether he pleaded for Rabirius or for Cluentius? I have quite enough with the cases that I judge; I would have made out better with his philosophical works, but when I saw that he doubted everything, I concluded that I knew as much about it as he did, and that I did not need help from anyone in order to be ignorant.”

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