It is said that desire is a product of the will, but the converse is in fact true: will is a product of desire. .
Quote by Denis Diderot
Denis Diderot Quotes
The best doctor is the one you run to and can't find.
Justice is the first virtue of those who command, and stops the complaints of those...
The God of the Christians is a father who makes much of his apples, and...
If you want me to believe in God, you must make me touch him.
Man will never be free until the last king is strangled with the entrails of...
Evil always turns up in this world through some genius or other.
My ideas are my whores.
There is only one passion, the passion for happiness.
We are all instruments endowed with feeling and memory. Our senses are so many strings...
Pithy sentences are like sharp nails which force truth upon our memory.
Skepticism is the first step on the road to philosophy.
All abstract sciences are nothing but the study of relations between signs.
Skepticism is the first step on the road to philosophy
Men will never be free until the last king is strangled with the entrails of...
When science, art, literature, and philosophy are simply the manifestation of personality they are on...
When superstition is allowed to perform the task of old age in dulling the human...
In order to shake a hypothesis, it is sometimes not necessary to do anything more...
The first step towards philosophy is incredulity.
Good music is very close to primitive language.
Our observation of nature must be diligent, our reflection profound, and our experiments exact. We...