Rameau's Nephew and Other Works - Denis Diderot

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I have never heard any genius praised without its making me secretly furious. I am full of envy. When I hear something discreditable about their private lives, I listen with pleasure: it brings me closer to them; makes me bear my mediocrity more easily.

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vmlm 6 years, 1 month ago
Wow, that really is mediocre.
lzj 7 years, 9 months ago
He is an honest man.

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