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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

Quote

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




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.”
Démocrite

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




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Quotes about happiness:



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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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Happiness is sometimes hidden in the unknown.”
Victor Hugo - Les deux trouvailles de Gallus
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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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Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.”
Epicurus
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We should laugh before being happy, for fear of dying without having laughed.”
Jean de La Bruyere
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Quotes about soul:



Quotes for: soul

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Science without conscience is only ruin of the soul.”
François Rabelais - Gargantua and Pantagruel
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Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.”
Augustine of Hippo
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Go, nothing is better for the soul
Than to dispel some sadness from a soul!”

Paul Verlaine - Ecoutez la chanson bien douce
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They change the sky, not their soul, who run across the sea.”
Quintus Horatius Flaccus - Epistles
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Nature is not only all that is visible to the eye... it also includes the inner pictures of the soul.”
Edvard Munch
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The human body is the best picture of the human soul.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein
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Men should strive to think much and know little.”
Democritus
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Raising children is an uncertain thing success is reached only after a life of battle and worry.”
Democritus
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Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.”
Democritus
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Hope of ill gain is the beginning of loss.”
Democritus
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