Denis Diderot quotes

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Only a very bad theologian would confuse the certainty that follows revelation with the truths that are revealed. They are entirel ...
Do you see this egg? With this you can topple every theological theory, every church or temple in the world.
We are all instruments endowed with feeling and memory. Our senses are so many strings that are struck by surrounding objects and ...
The most dangerous madmen are those created by religion, and ... people whose aim is to disrupt society always know how to make go ...
There is not a Musselman alive who would not imagine that he was performing an action pleasing to God and his Holy Prophet by exte ...
Good music is very close to primitive language.
Gaiety--a quality of ordinary men. Genius always presupposes some disorder in the machine.
All abstract sciences are nothing but the study of relations between signs.
There is only one passion, the passion for happiness.
The infant runs toward it with its eyes closed, the adult is stationary, the old man approaches it with his back turned.
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