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Democritus

Quote of Democritus - Happiness resides not in possessions, and...


Biography - Democritus:

Greek philosopher.
Born: -460 - Died: -370
Period:
4th century BC
5th century BC
Place of birth: Greece
Greece

Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul.




Translation

Translation

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French
Le bonheur ne consiste pas dans la possession de troupeaux et de l'or. C'est dans l'âme qu'est le siège de la béatitude.

German
Seligkeit wohnt nicht in Herden oder Gold: die Seele ist seligen Wesens Wohnsitz.




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Men should strive to think much and know little.
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