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Quote of Alfred de Musset - Everything that was is no longer...


Biography - Alfred de Musset:

French dramatist, poet, and novelist.
Born: 1810 - Died: 1857
Period:
19th century
Place of birth: France
France

Everything that was is no longer; everything that will be is not yet. Look no further for the secret of our ills.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Tout ce qui était n'est plus ; tout ce qui sera n'est pas encore. Ne cherchez pas ailleurs le secret de nos maux.

German
Alles was war, ist nicht mehr; alles, was sein wird, ist noch nicht. Suchen Sie das Geheimnis unserer Leiden nicht anderswo.




See also 

See also...






Quotes for: to be


Quotes

Quotes for "to be" or about being:


The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.





To be, or not to be, that is the question.





Every one sees what you appear to be, few really know what you are.





Become who you are!





I also am other than what I imagine myself to be. To know this is forgiveness.





I think, therefore I am.











Quotes for: past


Quotes

Quotes about the past:


The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.





The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.





Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.





The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries.





When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness.





Philosophy triumphs easily over past evils and future evils; but present evils triumph over it.











Quotes for: future


Quotes

Quotes about the future:


Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.





Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones.
Seneca - 





As for the future, your task is not to foresee it, but to enable it.





Man is the future of man.





The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.





The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.











Quotes

Alfred de Musset also said...


Life is a sleep and love is its dream; and you have lived if you have loved.





One must not trifle with love.





Great artists have no country.





Everyone has his own glasses. But no one knows for sure what color the lenses are.





All men are not capable of great things, but all are sensitive to great things.





An unhappy nation makes great artists.












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