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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

Quote

We should laugh before being happy, for fear of dying without having laughed."
Jean de La Bruyere



Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


FrenchQuote
Il faut rire avant que d'être heureux, de peur de mourir sans avoir ri."
Jean de La Bruyere

GermanQuote
Man muß lachen, bevor man glücklich ist, weil man sonst sterben könnte, ohne gelacht zu haben."
Jean de La Bruyere


See also  

See also...



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I have decided to be happy because it's good for my health."
Voltaire - Letter to the Abbé Trublet


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Quotes for: to die:



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I would never die for my beliefs, because I might be wrong."
Bertrand Russell
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While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die."
Leonardo da Vinci
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To achieve great things, we must live as though we were never going to die."
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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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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Philosophize is to learn how to die."
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."
Isidore of Seville
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Quotes about happiness:



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Happiness is sometimes hidden in the unknown."
Victor Hugo
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To be happy, we must consider the happiness of another."
Gaston Bachelard - La Psychanalyse du feu
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Create all the happiness you are able to create: remove all the misery you are able to remove."
Jeremy Bentham
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Whoever is happy will make others happy too."
Anne Frank - The Diary of a Young Girl
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The effort we make to be happy is never lost."
Émile-Auguste Chartier, known as Alain - Propos sur le bonheur
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When you are happy, there is still much to be done: to comfort others."
Jules Renard
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Quotes for: laughter:



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It is of immense importance to learn to laugh at ourselves."
Katherine Mansfield
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The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion."
Richard Phillips Feynman
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The most completely lost of all days is that on which one has not laughed."
Nicolas Chamfort - Maximes et pensées
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A day without laughter is a day wasted."
Charlie Chaplin
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To laugh is proper to man."
François Rabelais - Gargantua and Pantagruel
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And we should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once. And we should call every truth false which was not accompanied by at least one laugh."
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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Jean de La Bruyere also said...



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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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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
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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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The wise man sometimes flees from society from fear of being bored."
Jean de La Bruyere - Les Caractères
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All men's misfortunes spring from their hatred of being alone."
Jean de La Bruyere
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