Denis Diderot

French Enlightenment philosopher and encyclopædist (1713-1784)

Denis Diderot (October 5, 1713 – July 31, 1784) was a French philosopher and writer.

Denis Diderot

Sourced quotes

  • "Men will never be free until the last king is strangled with the entrails of the last priest."[1]
Simple: People will not be free until all kings and religions are gone.
  • "It is very important not to mistake hemlock for parsley, but to believe or not believe in God is not important at all."[2]
Simple: It is very important not to confuse hemlock and parsley, but it is not important if you believe in God at all.

References

  1. Poésies Diverses (1875)
  2. Against the Faith (1985)

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