Denis Diderot Quotes (170 quotes)




Denis Diderot
Source/Notes:
As quoted in Happyology by Harald W. Tietze, p. 28
Denis Diderot
Source/Notes:
Pensées Philosophiques (1746)
Denis Diderot
Source/Notes:
As quoted in The Anchor Book of French Quotations with English Translations (1963) by Norbert Gutermam - Pensées Philosophiques (1746)
Denis Diderot
Source/Notes:
As quoted in The Anchor Book of French Quotations with English Translations (1963) by Norbert Gutermam - Pensées Philosophiques (1746)
Denis Diderot
Source/Notes:
Article on Political Authority, Vol. 1, (1751) as quoted in Selected Writings (1966) edited by Lester G. Crocker - L'Encyclopédie (1751 - 1766)


If you know some quotes that would be a good fit here, send us a note!

Denis Diderot
Picture Source: Wikimedia Commons
Denis DiderotShare on Facebook

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.

Quote of the day

Barbarism is the natural state of mankind. Civilization is unnatural. It is a whim of circumstance. And barbarism must always ultimately triumph.

Popular Authors

`