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Alphonse de Lamartine
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Biography : French writer, poet and politician.
Born: 1790 - Died: 1869
19th century
18th century
Place of birth: France
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We admire the world through what we love.
Alphonse de Lamartine - Jocelyn / 

Miss one person and the world seems empty.
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Miss one person and the world seems empty.

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I am the fellow citizen of every being that thinks; my country is Truth.
Alphonse de Lamartine - La Marseillaise de la Paix. — Réponse à M Becker / 

Utopias are often just premature truths.
Alphonse de Lamartine - Histoire des Girondins / 

There is no man more complete than the one who travelled a lot, who changed the shape of his thoughts and his life twenty times.
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Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Alphonse de Lamartine

Grief knits two hearts in closer bonds than happiness ever can and common sufferings are far stronger links than common joys.
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Providence conceals itself in the details of human affairs, but becomes unveiled in the generalities of history.
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The more I see of the representatives of the people, the more I admire my dogs.
Alphonse de Lamartine

Limited in his nature, infinite in his desire, man is a fallen god who remembers heaven.
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There is a woman at the begining of all great things.
Alphonse de Lamartine

To love for the sake of being loved is human, but to love for the sake of loving is angelic.
Alphonse de Lamartine

If one had but a single glance to give the world, one should gaze on Istanbul.
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