More From Denis Diderot
- "Although a man may wear fine clothing, if he lives peacefully; and is good, self-possessed, has faith and is pure; and if he does not hurt any living being, he is a holy man."
- "Man will never be free until the last king is strangled with the entrails of the last priest."
- "Patriotism is an ephemeral motive that scarcely ever outlasts the particular threat to society that aroused it."
More In Poetry
- "I think everyone’s experience with a terminal disease is so deeply personal and unique to the person, the context in which they’re living and the relationships that they have."― Laura Linney
- "If you go into a bar in most places in America and even say the word poetry, you’ll probably get beaten up. But poetry is a really strong, beautiful form to me, and a lot of innovation in language comes from poetry."― Jim Jarmusch
- "The arts generally have had to recognize Modernism – how should poetry escape?"― John C. Ransom