Claude Adrien Helvetius Quotes

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Claude Adrien Helvetius Quotes

Truth is the torch that gleams through the fog without dispelling it.
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Genius is nothing but continued attention.

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Every man without passions has within him no principle of action, nor motive to act.

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Discipline is simply the art of making the soldiers fear their officers more than the enemy.

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By annihilating desires, you annihilate the mind.

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Education made us what we are.

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There is but one man who can believe himself free from envy; and it is he who has never examined his own heart.

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What makes men happy is liking what they have to do. This is a principle on which society is not founded

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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.

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Envy honors the dead in order to insult the living.

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Virtue has many preachers, but few martyrs.

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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 it

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The degree of genius necessary to please us is pretty nearly the same proportion that we ourselves have.

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He who has no passion has no principal or motive to act.

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