The pit of a theatre is the one place where the tears of virtuous and wicked men alike are mingled.
Quote by Denis Diderot
Denis Diderot Quotes
Gaiety is a quality of ordinary men. Genius always presupposes some disorder in the machine.
Morals are in all countries the result of legislation and government; they are not African...
The possibility of divorce renders both marriage partners stricter in their observance of the duties...
Skepticism is the first step on the road to philosophy
The blood of Jesus Christ can cover a multitude of sins, it seems to me.
There is no good father who would want to resemble our Heavenly Father.
The best mannered people make the most absurd lovers.
The decisions of law courts should never be printed: in the long run, they form...
I can be expected to look for truth but not to find it
Sentences are like sharp nails, which force truth upon our memories.
The philosopher has never killed any priests, whereas the priest has killed a great many...
Men will never be free until the last king is strangled with the entrails of...
The best doctor is the one you run to and can't find.
Only a very bad theologian would confuse the certainty that follows revelation with the truths...
Pithy sentences are like sharp nails which force truth upon our memory.
In order to shake a hypothesis, it is sometimes not necessary to do anything more...
Power acquired by violence is only a usurpation, and lasts only as long as the...
Man will never be free until the last king is strangled with the entrails of...
The cause of Peace has had my share of efforts, taking the ultra non-resistance ground...
Everybody wants to eat at the government's table, but nobody wants to do the dishes.