Claude Helvetius

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Claude Helvetius

Claude Helvetius

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 [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Harsh counsels have no effect; they are like hammers which are always repulsed by the anvil.More Claude Helvetius [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
He who has no passion has no principal or motive to act.More Claude Helvetius [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Every man without passion has within him no principle of action, nor motive of act.More Claude Helvetius [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Truth is a torch that shines through the fog without dispelling it.More Claude Helvetius [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
To limit the press is to insult a nation; to prohibit reading of certain books is to declare the inhabitants to be either fools or slaves.More Claude Helvetius [08/14/2011 11:08:25]
Discipline is simply the art of making the soldiers fear their officers more than the enemy.More Claude Helvetius [08/14/2011 11:08:48]
Genius is nothing but continued attention.More Claude Helvetius [08/14/2011 11:08:57]
Truth is the torch that gleams through the fog without dispelling it.More Claude Helvetius [08/14/2011 11:08:07]
The happiness of people is to love to do what they should do.More Claude Helvetius [09/11/2016 11:09:18]
We don't call a man mad who believes that he eats God, but we do the one who says he is Jesus ChristMore Claude Helvetius [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your
right to say it.More Claude Helvetius [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The right to swing my fist ends where the other man's nose
begins.More Claude Helvetius [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Equal rights for all, special privileges for none.More Claude Helvetius [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Every man without passions has within him no principle of action, nor motive to act.More Claude Helvetius [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 [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 [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Truth is the torch that gleams through the fog without dispelling it.More Claude Helvetius [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What makes men happy is liking what they have to do. This is a principle on which society is not foundedMore Claude Helvetius [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Genius is nothing but continued attention.More Claude Helvetius [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Discipline is, in a manner, nothing else but the art of inspiring the soldiers with greater fear of their officers than of the enemy. This fear has often the effect of courage: but it cannot prevail against the fierce and obstinate valor of people animated by fanaticism, or warm love of their country.More Claude Helvetius [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
By annihilating desires, you annihilate the mind.More Claude Helvetius [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
He who has no passion has no principal or motive to act.More Claude Helvetius [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
To limit the press is to insult a nation; to prohibit reading of certain books is to declare the inhabitants to be either fools or knaves.More Claude Helvetius [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A man who believes that he eats his God we do not call mad; yet, a man who says he is Jesus Christ, we call mad.More Claude Helvetius [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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