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Denis Diderot



    There is only one passion, the passion for happiness.

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

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    Power acquired by violence is only a usurpation, and lasts only as long as the force of him who commands prevails over that of those who obey.

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    Disturbances in society are never more fearful than when those who are stirring up the trouble can use the pretext of religion to mask their true designs.

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    Gaiety - a quality of ordinary men. Genius always presupposes some disorder in the machine.

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    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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