Diderot

Famous quotes containing the word diderot:

    It is said that desire is a product of the will, but the converse is in fact true: will is a product of desire.
    —Denis Diderot (1713–1784)

    The pit of a theatre is the one place where the tears of virtuous and wicked men alike are mingled.
    —Denis Diderot (1713–1784)

    The first promise exchanged by two beings of flesh was at the foot of a rock that was crumbling into dust; they took as witness for their constancy a sky that is not the same for a single instant; everything changed in them and around them, and they believed their hearts free of vicissitudes. O children! always children!
    —Denis Diderot (1713–1784)