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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

It has been said that love robs those who have it of their wit, and gives it to those who have none.




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(French)



French
On a dit que l'amour qui ôtait l'esprit à ceux qui en avaient, en donnait à ceux qui n'en avaient pas.




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Passion often renders the most clever man a fool, and even sometimes renders the most foolish man clever.




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Where love rules, there is no will to power and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.
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To live means to love, but above all, to love life.
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Love, love, all the rest is nothing.
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Intelligence has value only in the service of love.
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There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.
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Love, and do what you will.
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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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There is only one passion, the passion for happiness.
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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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