2 famous quotes
The Voltaire quote about freedom of speech "I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it"
He never said it.
"I may not agree with what you say, but I will defend to the DEATH your right to misattribute it to Voltaire!!"
"Let them eat cake" is another one. Marie Antoinette was a child when the quote began to do the rounds so she could not have said it.
The idea that people prior to say, the 15th century, thought that the Earth was flat and you could sail over the edge, is also a myth. The Ancient Greeks had mathematically determined that the Earth is round.
That the Polish Hussars charged at German tanks... on horseback.