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Abbé Pierre

Quote of Abbé Pierre - Everyone's responsibility involves two acts: wanting...


Biography - Abbé Pierre:

Born Henri Marie Joseph Grouès. French Catholic priest.
Born: 1912 - Died: 2007
Period:
21st century
20th century
Place of birth: France
France

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Everyone's responsibility involves two acts: wanting to know and daring to say.
Abbé Pierre




Translation  

Translation

(French)


French
La responsabilité de chacun implique deux actes : vouloir savoir et oser dire.”
Abbé Pierre




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The world is in greater peril from those who tolerate or encourage evil than from those who actually commit it.”
Albert Einstein




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We know accurately only when we know little; with knowledge, doubt increases.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Maxims and Reflections
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Knowing is not enough; we must apply.
Willing is not enough; we must do.”

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Know or listen to those who know.”
Baltasar Gracian
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The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.”
Isaac Asimov
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I know that I know nothing.”
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Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not.”
Carl Gustav Jung
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Knowing is not enough; we must apply.
Willing is not enough; we must do.”

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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To will oneself free is also to will others free.”
Simone de Beauvoir
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The kind of happiness I want consists, not so much in doing what I wish, as in not doing what I don't wish.”
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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We can never know what to want, because, living only one life, we can neither compare it with our previous lives nor perfect it in our lives to comes.”
Milan Kundera - The Unbearable Lightness of Being
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People who want something strongly enough are almost always well served by chance.”
Honore de Balzac
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Man is the being who wills.”
Friedrich Schiller
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Quotes for: to dare:


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I dare to believe that inner joy has some secret power to win the favour of fortune.”
René Descartes - Correspondance avec Élisabeth
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He who can endure all can dare all.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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Who dares nothing, need hope for nothing.”
Friedrich Schiller
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Audacity augments courage hesitation, fear.”
Publilius Syrus - Sentences
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There is no such thing as a long piece of work, except one that you dare not start.”
Charles Baudelaire
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I speak truth, not so much as I would, but as much as I dare; and I dare a little the more, as I grow older.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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Quotes for: responsibility:


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Responsible one is not only for what you do but also for what it does not.”
Laozi
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Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.”
George Bernard Shaw
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when we say that a man is responsible for himself, we do not only mean that he is responsible for his own individuality, but that he is responsible for all men.”
Jean-Paul Sartre - Existentialism and Humanism
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We need to cultivate a universal responsibility for one another and the planet we share.”
Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama
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The price of greatness is responsibility.”
Winston Churchill
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Falling in love is not at all the most stupid thing that people do — but gravitation cannot be held responsible for it.”
Albert Einstein
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Do not wait to be perfect to start something good.”
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Learning to love is why we are here.”
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A smile costs less than electricity, but gives much light.”
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We have as much need of reasons for living as of the necessities of life.”
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Simplicity can only exist in what is true.”
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To have suffered oneself makes one much more understanding of others' suffering.”
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