Claude Helvetius

Claude Helvetius

French philosopher
There are men whom a happy disposition, a strong desire of glory and esteem, inspire with the same love for justice and virtue which men in general have for riches and honors. But the number of these men is so small that I only mention them in honor of humanity.More Claude Helvetius quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
By annihilating the desires, you annihilate the mind. Every man without passions has within him no principle of action, nor motive to act.More Claude Helvetius quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
He who has no passion has no principal or motive to act.More Claude Helvetius quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Must we, under the happy hope of a false tranquility, sacrifice to the people in power the public welfare, and under vain pretence of preserving the peace, abandon the empire to robbers who would plunder itMore Claude Helvetius quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Every man without passions has within him no principle of action, nor motive to act.More Claude Helvetius quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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