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Denis Diderot

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Biography - Denis Diderot:

French philosopher, art critic and writer.
Born: 1713 - Died: 1784
Period:
18th century
Place of birth: France
France

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There is only one passion, the passion for happiness.
Denis Diderot




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Il n'y a qu'une passion, celle d'être heureux.”
Denis Diderot

German
Es gibt nur eine Leidenschaft, nämlich glücklich zu sein.”
Denis Diderot




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Quotes about happiness:



Quotes for: happiness

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I have decided to be happy because it's good for my health.”
Voltaire - Letter to the Abbé Trublet
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Happiness is sometimes hidden in the unknown.”
Victor Hugo - Les deux trouvailles de Gallus
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To be happy, we must consider the happiness of another.”
Gaston Bachelard - La Psychanalyse du feu
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Create all the happiness you are able to create: remove all the misery you are able to remove.”
Jeremy Bentham
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Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.”
Epicurus
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We should laugh before being happy, for fear of dying without having laughed.”
Jean de La Bruyere - Les Caractères
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Quotes for: passion

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Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans fires.”
François de La Rochefoucauld
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All men are liable to error and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.”
John Locke - An Essay Concerning Human Understanding
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Nothing great has ever been accomplished without passion.”
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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The time at our disposal each day is elastic the passions we feel dilate it, those that inspire us shrink it, and habit fills it.”
Marcel Proust
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To grow old is to pass from passion to compassion.”
Albert Camus - Carnets
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Intelligence is the eye of the soul, not its strength. Its strength is in the heart, that is, in the passions.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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Denis Diderot also said...


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No man has received from nature the right to command others. Liberty is a gift from heaven.”
Denis Diderot - Encyclopédie
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Happiest are the people who give most happiness to others.”
Denis Diderot
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Only the passions, the great passions, can lift the soul to the greatest things.”
Denis Diderot - Philosophical Thoughts
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Charity is a universal benevolence, and benevolence an habit of love.”
Denis Diderot
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One can demand of me that I seek truth, but not that I must find it.”
Denis Diderot
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Only a very bad theologian would confuse the certainty that follows revelation with the truths that are revealed. They are entirely different things.”
Denis Diderot
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