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We swallow greedily any lie that flatters us, but we sip only little by little at a truth we find bitter.




Denis Diderot, 1713-1784, French Philosopher, Rameau's Nephew, 1762

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Denis Diderot
Denis Diderot
  • Born: October 5, 1713
  • Died: July 31, 1784
  • Nationality: French
  • Profession: Editor

Denis Diderot was a French philosopher, art critic, and writer, best known for serving as co-founder, chief editor, and contributor to the Encyclopédie along with Jean le Rond d'Alembert. He was a prominent figure during the Enlightenment.

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