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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

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




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



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

German
Die Verantwortung eines jeden beinhaltet zwei Akte: Wissen wollen und sich wagen zu sagen.




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

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.

The main scourge of humanity is not ignorance, because the ignorant often have excuses, but the refusal to know.




Quotes for: to know


Quotes

Quotes for: to know


Know or listen to those who know.





We know accurately only when we know little; with knowledge, doubt increases.





Knowing is not enough; we must apply.
Willing is not enough; we must do.






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.





All I know is that I know nothing.





The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.











Quotes for: to will


Quotes

Quotes for: to will


Knowing is not enough; we must apply.
Willing is not enough; we must do.






Love, and do what you will.





To will oneself free is also to will others free.





The kind of happiness I want consists, not so much in doing what I wish, as in not doing what I don't wish.





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.





We do not do what we want and nonetheless we are responsible for what we are.











Quotes for: to dare


Quotes

Quotes for: to dare


I dare to believe that inner joy has some secret power to win the favour of fortune.





He who can endure all can dare all.





Audacity augments courage; hesitation, fear.





Dare to be wise, begin!





Who dares nothing, need hope for nothing.





I speak truth, not so much as I would, but as much as I dare; and I dare a little more, as I grow older.











Quotes for: responsibility


Quotes

Quotes for: responsibility


Responsible one is not only for what you do but also for what it does not.
Laozi - 





Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.





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.





We need to cultivate a universal responsibility for one another and the planet we share.





The price of greatness is responsibility.





Falling in love is not at all the most stupid thing that people do — but gravitation cannot be held responsible for it.











Quotes

Abbé Pierre also said...


Do not wait to be perfect to start something good.





Learning to love is why we are here.





A smile costs less than electricity, but gives much light.





We have as much need of reasons for living as of the necessities of life.





Simplicity can only exist in what is true.





To have suffered oneself makes one much more understanding of others' suffering.












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