Only passions, great passions can elevate the soul to great things.
Quote by Denis Diderot
Denis Diderot Quotes
The God of the Christians is a father who makes much of his apples, and...
The blood of Jesus Christ can cover a multitude of sins, it seems to me.
People praise virtue, but they hate it, they run away from it. It freezes you...
The best mannered people make the most absurd lovers.
Gratitude is a burden, and every burden is made to be shaken off.
The best doctor is the one you run to and can't find.
Our observation of nature must be diligent, our reflection profound, and our experiments exact. We...
Sentences are like sharp nails, which force truth upon our memories.
Justice is the first virtue of those who command, and stops the complaints of those...
I can be expected to look for truth but not to find it
It is said that desire is a product of the will, but the converse is...
We are far more liable to catch the vices than the virtues of our associates
Every man has his dignity. I'm willing to forget mine, but at my own discretion...
Skepticism is the first step on the road to philosophy
Although a man may wear fine clothing, if he lives peacefully; and is good, self-possessed,...
The pit of a theatre is the one place where the tears of virtuous and...
Evil always turns up in this world through some genius or other.
Gratitude is a burden, and every burden is made to be shaken off
To sin is a human business, to justify sins is a devilish business.
Justice is having and doing what is one's own