Bite-sized Wisdom: Diderot

From the man who introduced the concept of the “fourth wall,” allowing generation after generation to go ahead and break through it:

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“To attempt the destruction of our passions is the height of folly. What a noble aim is that of the zealot who tortures himself like a madman in order to desire nothing, love nothing, feel nothing, and who, if he succeeded, would end up a complete monster!

– Denis Diderot 

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