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Claude Adrien Helvetius Quotes

By annihilating the desires, you annihilate the mind. Every man without passions has within him no principle of action, nor motive to act.

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

Genius is nothing but continued attention.

Harsh counsels have no effect; they are like hammers, which are always repulsed by the anvil.

Truth is the torch that gleams through the fog without dispelling it.