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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

There is only one passion, the passion for happiness.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



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

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




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Quotes for: happiness


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Quotes about happiness:


I have decided to be happy because it's good for my health.
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A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.
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To be happy, we must consider the happiness of another.
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Happiness is sometimes hidden in the unknown.
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Create all the happiness you are able to create: remove all the misery you are able to remove.
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Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.
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Quotes for: passion


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Quotes about passion:


Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans fires.
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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.
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Nothing great has ever been accomplished without passion.
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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.
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To grow old is to pass from passion to compassion.
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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.
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No man has received from nature the right to command others. Liberty is a gift from heaven.
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Happiest are the people who give most happiness to others.
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Only the passions, the great passions, can lift the soul to the greatest things.
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Charity is a universal benevolence, and benevolence an habit of love.
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One can demand of me that I seek truth, but not that I must find it.
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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.
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