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French man of letters and philosopher, 1713-1784
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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The infant runs toward it with its eyes closed, the adult is stationary, the old man approaches it with his back turned.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Impenetrable in their dissimulation, cruel in their vengeance, tenacious in their purposes, unscrupulous as to their methods, animated by profound and hidden hatred for the tyranny of man / it is as though there exists among them an ever-present conspiracy toward domination, a sort of alliance like that subsisting among the priests of every country.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The following general definition of an animal: a system of different organic molecules that have combined with one another, under the impulsion of a sensation similar to an obtuse and muffled sense of touch given to them by the creator of matter as a whole, until each one of them has found the most suitable position for its shape and comfort.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Patriotism is an ephemeral motive that scarcely ever outlasts the particular threat to society that aroused it.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The possibility of divorce renders both marriage partners stricter in their observance of the duties they owe to each other. Divorces help to improve morals and to increase the population.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The arbitrary rule of a just and enlightened prince is always bad. His virtues are the most dangerous and the surest form of seduction: they lull a people imperceptibly into the habit of loving, respecting, and serving his successor, whoever that successor may be, no matter how wicked or stupid.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Morals are in all countries the result of legislation and government; they are not African or Asian or European: they are good or bad.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“When superstition is allowed to perform the task of old age in dulling the human temperament, we can say goodbye to all excellence in poetry, in painting, and in music.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Poetry must have something in it that is barbaric, vast and wild.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“One declaims endlessly against the passions; one imputes all of man's suffering to them. One forgets that they are also the source of all his pleasures.”

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