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Charles de Gaulle

Quote of Charles de Gaulle - At the root of our civilization...


Biography - Charles de Gaulle:

French army officer and statesman.
Born: 1890 - Died: 1970
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: France
France

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At the root of our civilization, there is the freedom of each person of thought, of belief, of opinion, of work, of leisure.
Charles de Gaulle




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Translation

(French)


French
A la base de notre civilisation, il y a la liberté de chacun dans sa pensée, ses croyances, ses opinions, son travail, ses loisirs.”
Charles de Gaulle




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Quotes about thought:



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Great thoughts come from the heart.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.”
Soren Kierkegaard
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The thought of death betrays us, for it makes us forget to live.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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Lucidity adds beauty to profound thoughts.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.”
John Locke - An Essay Concerning Human Understanding
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Philosophy aims at the logical clarification of thoughts. Philosophy is not a body of doctrine but an activity.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Tractatus Logico-philosophicus
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People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.”
Soren Kierkegaard
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"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."”
Hans Christian Andersen
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There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere.”
Nelson Mandela
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This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Faust: A Tragedy
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Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.”
Hannah Arendt
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Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.”
George Bernard Shaw
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Quotes for: opinion:



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I think my opinions are good and sound, but who does not think the same of his own?”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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Men are disturbed not by things, but by the view which they take of them.”
Epictetus
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Good sense is, of all things among men, the most equally distributed; for every one thinks himself so abundantly provided with it, that those even who are the most difficult to satisfy in everything else, do not usually desire a larger measure of this quality than they already possess. And in this it is not likely that all are mistaken: the conviction is rather to be held as testifying that the power of judging aright and of distinguishing truth from error, which is properly what is called good sense or reason, is by nature equal in all men; and that the diversity of our opinions, consequently, does not arise from some being endowed with a larger share of reason than others, but solely from this, that we conduct our thoughts along different ways, and do not fix our attention on the same objects. For to be possessed of a vigorous mind is not enough; the prime requisite is rightly to apply it.”
René Descartes - Discourse on the Method
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Article X – No one may be disturbed for his opinions, even religious ones, provided that their manifestation does not trouble the public order established by the law.”
- Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen of 1789
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Article XI – The free communication of thoughts and of opinions is one of the most precious rights of man: any citizen thus may speak, write, print freely, except to respond to the abuse of this liberty, in the cases determined by the law.”
- Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen of 1789
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So many men, so many opinions.”
Publius Terentius Afer
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Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.”
Confucius - Quotation of uncertain origin
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My work is a game, a very serious game.”
M. C. Escher
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The best work is not what is most difficult for you it is what you do best.”
Jean-Paul Sartre - Dirty Hands
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It's the job that's never started as takes longest to finish.”
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien - The Lord of the Rings
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Sowing is not so hard as reaping.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Life grants nothing to us mortals without hard work.”
Quintus Horatius Flaccus
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A man of character finds a special attractiveness in difficulty, since it is only by coming to grips with difficulty that he can realize his potentialities.”
Charles de Gaulle
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Greatness is a road leading towards the unknown.”
Charles de Gaulle
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Character is the virtue of hard times.”
Charles de Gaulle
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