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Quote of Oscar Wilde - Children begin by loving their parents...


Biography - Oscar Wilde:

Irish playwright, novelist, essayist and poet.
Born: 1854 - Died: 1900
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: United Kingdom
United Kingdom

Children begin by loving their parents after a time they judge them rarely, if ever, do they forgive them.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Les enfants commencent par aimer leurs parents. En grandissant, ils les jugent, quelquefois ils leur pardonnent.

German
Zuerst lieben die Kinder ihre Eltern. Nach einer gewissen Zeit fällen sie ihr Urteil über sie. Und selten, wenn überhaupt je, verzeihen sie ihnen.




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Quotes for: forgiveness


Quotes

Quotes about forgiveness:


Love truth, but pardon error.





What is tolerance? It is the endowment of humanity. We are all steeped in weakness and error; let us forgive each other our stupidities, that is the first law of nature.





The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.





Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.





We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love.





I also am other than what I imagine myself to be. To know this is forgiveness.











Quotes

Quotes for: child


All grown-ups were once children (but only few of them remember it).





We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children.
  





If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves.





What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.





Mature manhood: that means to have rediscovered the seriousness one had as a child at play.





Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.











Quotes

Oscar Wilde also said...


Humanity takes itself too seriously. It is the world's original sin. If the caveman had known how to laugh, History would have been different.





When man is happy, he is in harmony with himself and his environment.





Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.





Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter.





There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.





Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.












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