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Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, known as Molière

Quote of Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, known as Molière - The defects of human nature afford...


Biography - Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, known as Molière:

French playwright and actor.
Born: 1622 - Died: 1673
Period:
17th century
Place of birth: France
France

The defects of human nature afford us opportunities of exercising our philosophy.



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Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Tous ces défauts humains nous donnent dans la vie des moyens d'exercer notre philosophie.

German
Letztendlich liefern uns die menschlichen Schwächen die Grundlagen unserer Philosophie.




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Quotes for: philosophy


Quotes

Quotes about philosophy:


Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our mind by means of our language.





There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio,
Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.






Poetry is related to philosophy as experience is related to empirical science.





To live without philosophizing is properly to have one's eyes closed and never attempt to open them.





To make light of philosophy is to be a true philosopher.





Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.











Quotes

Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, known as Molière also said...


One should eat to live, and not live to eat.





Love is a great master. It teaches us to be what we never were.





To live without loving is not really to live.





I don't know whether it can be or not; but I know well enough that so it is.





With a smile we should instruct our youth.





All that is not prose is verse; and all that is not verse is prose.












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