The God of the Christians is a father who makes much of his apples, and very little of his children.
Quote by Denis Diderot
Denis Diderot Quotes
Our observation of nature must be diligent, our reflection profound, and our experiments exact. We...
His hands would plait the priest's guts, if he had no rope, to strangle kings.
Pithy sentences are like sharp nails which force truth upon our memory.
Poetry must have something in it that is barbaric, vast and wild.
It is said that desire is a product of the will, but the converse is...
Gratitude is a burden, and every burden is made to be shaken off.
I can be expected to look for truth but not to find it
There is no good father who would want to resemble our Heavenly Father.
We swallow greedily any lie that flatters us, but we sip only little by little...
In order to shake a hypothesis, it is sometimes not necessary to do anything more...
Gratitude is a burden, and every burden is made to be shaken off
Justice is the first virtue of those who command, and stops the complaints of those...
Power acquired by violence is only a usurpation, and lasts only as long as the...
If you want me to believe in God, you must make me touch him.
It is very important not to mistake hemlock for parsley, but to believe or not...
Gaiety is a quality of ordinary men. Genius always presupposes some disorder in the machine.
Man will never be free until the last king is strangled with the entrails of...
You have to make it happen.
My ideas are my whores.
Bad company is as instructive as licentiousness. One makes up for the loss of one's...