Denis Diderot Quotes

Who was Denis Diderot?

Denis Diderot was a French philosopher, art critic, and writer, best known for serving as co-founder, chief editor, and contributor to the Encyclopédie.

Born October 5, 1713
Died July 31, 1784
Aged 70 years old

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Best Quotes by Denis Diderot

“Man will never be free until the last king is strangled with the entrails of the last priest.”

“The poor man may take his ease without thinking of appearances, but the rich man is always under a strain.”

“Watch out for the fellow who talks about putting things in order! Putting things in order always means getting other people under your control.”

“You have to make it happen.”

Regrets for my Old Dressing Gown Quotes

“Poverty has its freedoms; opulence has its obstacles.”

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“There does not exist a man sufficiently intelligent never to be tiresome.”

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