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Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Quote of Antoine de Saint-Exupery - It is spirit that rules the...


Biography - Antoine de Saint-Exupery:

French writer, poet, journalist and aviator.
Born: 1900 - Died: 1944
Period:
20th century
Place of birth: France
France

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It is spirit that rules the world, not intelligence.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
C'est l'esprit qui mène le monde et non l'intelligence.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery

German
Es ist der Geist, der die Welt führt, und nicht die Intelligenz.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery




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Intelligence is the eye of the soul, not its strength. Its strength is in the heart, that is, in the passions.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims




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Quotes about mind:


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Hide your life and spread your spirit.”
Victor Hugo - Les rayons et les ombres
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A healthy mind in a healthy body.”
Decimus Iunius Iuvenalis
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The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.”
Gautama Buddha
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It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.”
René Descartes - Discourse on the Method
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My spirit yearns for action, my breath for freedom.”
Friedrich Schiller
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The spirit of a language reveals itself most clearly in its untranslatable words.”
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
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Quotes about the world:



Quotes for: world

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Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.”
Leo Tolstoy
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We admire the world through what we love.”
Alphonse de Lamartine
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Let us read and let us dance—these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.”
Voltaire
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Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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How far that little candle throws its beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.”
William Shakespeare - The Merchant of Venice
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The philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways. The point, however, is to change it.”
Karl Marx - Theses on Feuerbach
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Quotes about intelligence:


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Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein
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Intelligence has value only in the service of love.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.”
Sigmund Freud
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Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.”
Immanuel Kant - Answering the Question: What is Enlightenment?
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The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.”
F. Scott Fitzgerald
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The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.”
Bertrand Russell
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Antoine de Saint-Exupery also said...


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A smile is often the most essential thing. One is repaid by a smile. One is rewarded by a smile. One is animated by a smile.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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Intelligence has value only in the service of love.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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All grown-ups were once children (but only few of them remember it).”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery - The Little Prince
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It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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As for the future, your task is not to foresee it, but to enable it.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery - Citadelle
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It seems that perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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