Claude Adrien Helvetius Quotes

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

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

We don’t call a man mad who believes that he eats God, but we do the one who says he is Jesus Christ.

The man who believes he can do it is probably right.

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