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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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The question I asked Georges has now become a general one - You, who thought you were superfluous, who thought there was no place for you in society, not only are you not superfluous, you are needed and so those who were beggars become givers.
Abbé Pierre




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To be, or not to be, that is the question.”
William Shakespeare - The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute, the man who does not ask is a fool for life.”
Confucius
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There is frequently more to be learned from the unexpected questions of a child than the discourses of men.”
John Locke - Some Thoughts Concerning Education
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Charm is a way of getting the answer 'Yes' without asking a clear question.”
Albert Camus - The Fall
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If you want a wise answer, ask a reasonable question.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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And wisdom in life is perhaps to ask for anything, why?”
Honore de Balzac
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To have and not to give is in some cases worse than stealing.”
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
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A smile costs less than electricity, but gives much light.”
Abbé Pierre
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The manner of giving is worth more than the gift.”
Pierre Corneille
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You can always - always - give something, even if it's a simple act of kindness!”
Anne Frank
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Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present.”
Albert Camus
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Few people ask from books what books can give us.”
Virginia Woolf
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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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