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Jean de La Bruyere

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Biography - Jean de La Bruyere:

French philosopher and moralist.
Born: 1645 - Died: 1696
Period:
17th century
Place of birth: France
France

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Logic is the technique by which we add conviction to truth.
Jean de La Bruyere




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Quotes for: truth:


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Love truth, but pardon error.”
Voltaire
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Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.”
Francis Bacon
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Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.”
André Gide
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The language of truth is simple.”
Seneca - Epistulae morales ad Lucilium
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Conformity of the intellect to the things.”
Thomas Aquinas
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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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Quotes about logic:


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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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Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.”
Albert Einstein
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The logic of the world is prior to all truth and falsehood.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein
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The supreme task of the physicist is the discovery of the most general elementary laws from which the world-picture can be deduced logically. But there is no logical way to the discovery of these elemental laws. There is only the way of intuition, which is helped by a feeling for the order lying behind the appearance, and this Einfühlung [literally, empathy or 'feeling one's way in'] is developed by experience.”
Albert Einstein
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Logic takes care of itself; all we have to do is to look and see how it does it.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein
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All concepts, even those which are closest to experience, are from the point of view of logic freely chosen conventions.”
Albert Einstein
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Jean de La Bruyere also said...


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Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of its brevity.”
Jean de La Bruyere - Les Caractères
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We should laugh before being happy, for fear of dying without having laughed.”
Jean de La Bruyere
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If it be true that a man is rich who wants nothing, a wise man is a very rich man.”
Jean de La Bruyere - Les Caractères
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Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.”
Jean de La Bruyere
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We can recognize the dawn and the decline of love by the uneasiness we feel when alone together.”
Jean de La Bruyere
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All of our unhappiness comes from our inability to be alone.”
Jean de La Bruyere - Les Caractères
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