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Baron d'Holbach - Quotes

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When we examine the opinions of men, we find that nothing is more uncommon than common sense; or, in other words, they lack judgment to discover plain truths or to reject absurdities and palpable contradictions. ---->>>

If God be an infinite being, there cannot be, either in the present or future world, any relative proportion between man and his God. Thus, the idea of God can never enter the human mind. ---->>>

To discover the true principles of Morality, men have no need of theology, of revelation, or of gods: They have need only of common sense. ---->>>

Nothing can be more contrary to religion and the clergy than reason and common sense.

Nothing can be more contrary to religion and the clergy than reason and common sense.

Religion unites man with God, or forms a communication between them; yet do they not say, 'God is infinite?' If God be infinite, no finite being can have communication or relation with him. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: French
Born: 06-21, 2015
Birthplace: Edesheim near Landau, Rhenish Palatinate
Die: 1789
Occupation: Author
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Paul-Henri Thiry, Baron d'Holbach (French: [dɔlbak]), was a French-German author, philosopher, encyclopedist and prominent figure in the French Enlightenment. He was born Paul Heinrich Dietrich in Edesheim, near Landau in the Rhenish Palatinate, but lived and worked mainly in Paris, where he kept a salon (wikipedia)