More From Denis Diderot
- "It is not human nature we should accuse but the despicable conventions that pervert it."
- "Genius is present in every age, but the men carrying it within them remain benumbed unless extraordinary events occur to heat up and melt the mass so that it flows forth."
- "It is very important not to mistake hemlock for parsley, but to believe or not believe in God is not important at all."
More In Happiness
- "False happiness renders men stern and proud, and that happiness is never communicated. True happiness renders them kind and sensible, and that happiness is always shared."― Charles de Montesquieu
- "Happiness is composed of misfortunes avoided."― Alphonse Karr
- "The gratification of desire is not happiness."― Daisaku Ikeda