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Paul Valéry

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Biography - Paul Valéry:

French poet, essayist and philosopher.
Born: 1871 - Died: 1945
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: France
France

Quote

Politics is the art of preventing people from busying themselves with what is their own business.
Paul Valéry - Tel quel



Note  

Note




Source: Tel quel:

Internet Archive - Valéry - Tel quel (fr)




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
La politique est l'art d'empêcher les gens de se mêler de ce qui les regarde.”
Paul Valéry - Tel quel

German
Politik ist die Kunst, die Leute daran zu hindern, sich um das zu kümmern, was sie angeht.”
Paul Valéry - Tel quel




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Quotes for: politics

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Man is by nature a political animal.”
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Article II – The goal of any political association is the conservation of the natural and imprescriptible rights of man. These rights are liberty, property, safety and resistance against oppression.”
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In affairs of state the principles and the foundations must be truth and justice.”
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My political ideal is democracy. Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized.”
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Politics have no relation to morals.”
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Politics is a science. You can demonstrate that you are right and that others are wrong.”
Jean-Paul Sartre
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One should be light like a bird, and not like a feather.”
Paul Valéry - Tel quel
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Men differ by what they show, and have in common what they hide.”
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The wind is rising!... We must try to live!”
Paul Valéry
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A very dangerous state of mind: thinking one understands.”
Paul Valéry
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The greatest liberty is born of the greatest rigor.”
Paul Valéry
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We civilizations now know ourselves mortal.”
Paul Valéry - Crisis of the Mind
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