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Denis Diderot

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Biography - Denis Diderot:

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

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

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.

Quotes for: time


Quotes about time:

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.

Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.

Time is a great master; it regulates things well.

It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important.

Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of its brevity.

Time is the moving image of eternity.
Plato - Timaeus / 

Quotes for: matter


Quotes for: matter

Matter remains, and form is lost.

All our analyses show us, in life, an effort to remount the incline that matter descends.

Quotes for: space


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.

There are moments in life when time and space are more profound, and the awareness of existence immeasurably increased.

Love is space and time measured by the heart.

An infinity of passion can be contained in one minute, like a crowd in a small space.

The separation of history from geography rests upon the separation of time from space.

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.


Denis Diderot also said...

No man has received from nature the right to command others. Liberty is a gift from heaven.

Happiest are the people who give most happiness to others.

Only the passions, the great passions, can lift the soul to the greatest things.

There is only one passion, the passion for happiness.

Let us hasten to make philosophy popular.

We swallow with one gulp the lie that flatters us, and drink drop by drop the truth which is bitter to us.

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