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Abbé Pierre

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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

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What I would say to the young men and women who are beset by hopelessness and doubt is that they should go and see what is being done on the ground to fight poverty, not like going to the zoo but to take action, to open their hearts and their consciences.
Abbé Pierre




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Quotes about heart:



Quotes for: heart

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Hope stole into my heart against my will.”
Jean Racine - Phèdre
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Great thoughts come from the heart.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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The heart has its reasons, of which reason knows nothing.”
Blaise Pascal - Pensées
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Tears are shed in my heart like the rain on the town.”
Paul Verlaine - Il pleure dans mon coeur
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Here are fruits, flowers, leaves and branches,
And here is my heart which beats only for you. ”

Paul Verlaine - Green
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Quotes about youth:


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I nothing had, and yet enough for youth -
Joy in Illusion, ardent thirst for Truth.
Give unrestrained, the old emotion,
The bliss that touched the verge of pain,
The strength of Hate, Love's deep devotion, -
O, give me back my youth again!”

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Faust: A Tragedy
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The storms of youth occur between days of brilliant sunshine.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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It takes a long time to become young.”
Pablo Picasso
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Youth has no age.”
Pablo Picasso
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Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth, every fresh morning a little youth, every going to rest and sleep a little death.”
Arthur Schopenhauer
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For souls nobly born valor doesn't await the passing of years.”
Pierre Corneille - Le Cid
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Quotes about poverty:


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Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is an act of justice.”
Nelson Mandela
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As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler solitude will not be solitude, poverty will not be poverty, nor weakness weakness.”
Henry David Thoreau
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Abundance makes me poor.”
Publius Ovidius Naso - Metamorphoses
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You are going to let the fear of poverty govern you life and your reward will be that you will eat, but you will not live.”
George Bernard Shaw
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Do not waste your time on Social Questions. What is the matter with the poor is Poverty what is the matter with the rich is Uselessness.”
George Bernard Shaw
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Nature never said to me: Do not be poor; still less did she say: Be rich; her cry to me was always: Be independent.”
Nicolas Chamfort
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Do not wait to be perfect to start something good.”
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Learning to love is why we are here.”
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A smile costs less than electricity, but gives much light.”
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We have as much need of reasons for living as of the necessities of life.”
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Everyone's responsibility involves two acts: wanting to know and daring to say.”
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Simplicity can only exist in what is true.”
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