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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

Time, matter, space — all, it may be, are no more than a point.



Time, matter, space — all, it may be, are no more than a point.

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Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Le temps, la matière et l'espace ne sont peut-être qu'un point.

German
Zeit, Materie und Raum vielleicht nur ein Punkt.




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The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.

Where there is matter, there is geometry.




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In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes; so with present time.
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Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.
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Time is a great master; it regulates things well.
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It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important.
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Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of its brevity.
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What then is time? If no one asks me, I know what it is. If I wish to explain it to him who asks, I do not know.
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Quotes for: matter


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Quotes for: matter


Matter remains, and form is lost.
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All our analyses show us, in life, an effort to remount the incline that matter descends.
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Quotes for: space


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Quotes about space:


All our dignity consists, then, in thought. By it we must elevate ourselves, and not by space and time which we cannot fill.
Let us endeavour then to think well; this is the principle of morality.

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There are moments in life when time and space are more profound, and the awareness of existence immeasurably increased.
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Love is space and time measured by the heart.
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The separation of history from geography rests upon the separation of time from space.
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The infinitely smallest part of space is always a space, something endowed with continuity, not at all a mere point or the boundary between specified places in space.
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The eternal silence of these infinite spaces frightens me.
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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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