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Jules Renard

Quote of Jules Renard - Laziness: the habit of resting before...

Biography - Jules Renard:

French author.
Born: 1864 - Died: 1910
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: France

Laziness: the habit of resting before fatigue sets in.



Other version: "Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before getting tired."



(French, German)

Paresse : habitude prise de se reposer avant la fatigue.

Faulheit: die Angewohnheit, sich auszuruhen, bevor man müde wird.

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Quotes for: habit


Quotes for: habit

Custom is second nature.

The time at our disposal each day is elastic the passions we feel dilate it, those that inspire us shrink it, and habit fills it.

While love may overcome death, it happens that a small, mean habit can overcome love.

Custom, then, is the great guide to human life.

Great is the power of habit. It teaches us to bear fatigue and to despise wounds and pain.

Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.


Jules Renard also said...

When you are happy, there is still much to be done: to comfort others.

At the bottom of all patriotism there is war: that is why I am no patriot.

I was brought up by a library.

The danger of success is that it makes us forget the world's dreadful injustice.

Clarity is the politeness of the man of letters.

Life is short, but boredom makes it longer.

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