Claude Helvetius

Claude Helvetius

French philosopher
The men of sense, the idols of the shallow, are very inferior to the men of passions. It is the strong passions which, rescuing us from sloth, impart to us that continuous and earnest attention necessary to great intellectual efforts. /idols/ Claude Helvetius quotes

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Anatoly Yurkin Scalability is a diamond in the ring of a digital service. [04/06/2019 12:04:56] More


Eugeny Antonuk It is bad if the laws are not respected, worse if the laws are not understood by those who should control their observance. The mistake of law enforcers is to understand the meaning of the law is not the immediate effect of rights and freedoms, but the need for excuses for lawlessness. [04/19/2019 05:04:37] More


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