Denis Diderot Quotes (118 quotes)




Denis Diderot
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The Paradox of Acting (c. 1775). Often misattributed to Bette Davis.
Denis Diderot
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As quoted in Selected Thoughts from the French: XV Century - XX Century, with English Translations (1913) by James Raymond Solly, p. 67
Denis Diderot
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As quoted in Thesaurus of Epigrams: A New Classified Collection of Witty Remarks, Bon Mots and Toasts (1942) by Edmund Fuller
Denis Diderot
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As quoted in Happyology by Harald W. Tietze, p. 28
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As quoted in The Anchor Book of French Quotations with English Translations (1963) by Norbert Gutermam - Pensées Philosophiques (1746)
Denis Diderot
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As quoted in The Anchor Book of French Quotations with English Translations (1963) by Norbert Gutermam - Pensées Philosophiques (1746)
Denis Diderot
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Article on Political Authority, Vol. 1, (1751) as quoted in Selected Writings (1966) edited by Lester G. Crocker - L'Encyclopédie (1751 - 1766)


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Born: October 5, 1713

Died: July 31, 1784 (aged 70)

Nationality: French

Occupation: Editor

Bio: Denis Diderot was a French philosopher, art critic, and writer. He was a prominent person during the Enlightenment and is best known for serving as co-founder and chief editor of and contributor to the Encyclopédie.

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