Quote by: Baron d'Holbach

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.

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Author Bio

  • NameBaron d'Holbach
  • DescriptionFrench-German author, philosopher, encyclopedist
  • AliasesPaul-Henri Thiry, Baron d'Holbach
  • BornDecember 8, 1723
  • DiedJanuary 21, 1789
  • CountryFrance; Germany
  • ProfessionPhilosopher; Writer; Salon-holder; Scientist