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All abstract sciences are nothing but the study of relations between signs.
Symbols
Denis Diderot

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Distance is a great promoter of admiration!
Admiration
Denis Diderot

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Gaiety --a quality of ordinary men. Genius always presupposes some disorder in the machine.
Happiness
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Good music is very close to primitive language.
Music
Denis Diderot

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His hands would plait the priests guts, if he had no rope, to strangle kings.
Uncategorised
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I have often seen an actor laugh off the stage, but I don't remember ever having seen one weep.
Acting and Actors
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It is not human nature we should accuse but the despicable conventions that pervert it.
Human Nature
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Justice is the first virtue of those who command, and stops the complaints of those who obey.
Leaders and Leadership
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Only passions, great passions can elevate the soul to great things.
Passion
Denis Diderot

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Pithy sentences are like sharp nails which force truth upon our memory.
Maxim
Denis Diderot

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Poetry must have something in it that is barbaric, vast and wild.
Poetry and Poets
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Sentences are like sharp nails, which force truth upon our memories.
Justice
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The best doctor is the one you run to and can't find.
Doctors
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The blood of Jesus Christ can cover a multitude of sins, it seems to me.
Jesus Christ
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The pit of a theatre is the one place where the tears of virtuous and wicked men alike are mingled.
Theater
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There is only one passion, the passion for happiness.
Passion
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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun