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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
Source: Les Caractères

Quote

All of our unhappiness comes from our inability to be alone.
Jean de La Bruyere - Les Caractères




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Tout notre mal vient de ne pouvoir être seuls.”
Jean de La Bruyere - Les Caractères

German
All unser Ungemach kommt von unserer Unfähigkeit, allein zu sein.”
Jean de La Bruyere - Les Caractères




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See also...



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All man's misfortune consists in this one thing, his inability to remain quietly in one room.”
Blaise Pascal - Pensées




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Miss one person and the world seems empty.”
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A man can be himself only so long as he is alone; and if he does not love solitude, he will not love freedom; for it is only when he is alone that he is really free.”
Arthur Schopenhauer
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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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One can be instructed in society, one is inspired only in solitude.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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I love to be alone. I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude.”
Henry David Thoreau
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I had three chairs in my house one for solitude, two for friendship, three for society.”
Henry David Thoreau
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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.”
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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.”
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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 is said, we have come too late; for more than seven thousand years there have been men, thinking.”
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