There is only one passion, the passion for happiness.
Quote by Denis Diderot
Denis Diderot Quotes
Sentences are like sharp nails, which force truth upon our memories.
Gratitude is a burden, and every burden is made to be shaken off
There is no kind of harassment that a man may not inflict on a woman...
When superstition is allowed to perform the task of old age in dulling the human...
The first step towards philosophy is incredulity.
It is said that desire is a product of the will, but the converse is...
The blood of Jesus Christ can cover a multitude of sins, it seems to me.
If you want me to believe in God, you must make me touch him.
His hands would plait the priest's guts, if he had no rope, to strangle kings.
It is very important not to mistake hemlock for parsley, but to believe or not...
In order to shake a hypothesis, it is sometimes not necessary to do anything more...
The pit of a theatre is the one place where the tears of virtuous and...
We are all instruments endowed with feeling and memory. Our senses are so many strings...
No man has received from nature the right to command his fellow human beings.
The philosopher has never killed any priests, whereas the priest has killed a great many...
The possibility of divorce renders both marriage partners stricter in their observance of the duties...
Our observation of nature must be diligent, our reflection profound, and our experiments exact. We...
We will discover the nature of our particular genius when we stop trying to conform...
Ridicule is the tribute paid to the genius by the mediocrities.
Genius is talent set on fire by courage
Every advance in civilization has been denounced as unnatural while it was recent
Solitude is essentially the discovery and acceptance of our uniqueness.