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Abbé Pierre

Quote of Abbé Pierre - The question I asked Georges has...


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

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.




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To be, or not to be, that is the question.
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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.
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There is frequently more to be learned from the unexpected questions of a child than the discourses of men.
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Charm is a way of getting the answer 'Yes' without asking a clear question.
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If you want a wise answer, ask a reasonable question.
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And wisdom in life is perhaps to ask for anything, why?
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To have and not to give is in some cases worse than stealing.
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A smile costs less than electricity, but gives much light.
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The manner of giving is worth more than the gift.
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Love is the desire to give, not to receive, something.
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You can always - always - give something, even if it's a simple act of kindness!
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Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present.
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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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Simplicity can only exist in what is true.
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Everyone's responsibility involves two acts: wanting to know and daring to say.
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