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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




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


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

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




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Quotes

Quotes for: politics:


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Man is by nature a political animal.”
Aristotle
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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.”
- Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen of 1789
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My political ideal is democracy. Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized.”
Albert Einstein - The World as I See It
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Politics have no relation to morals.”
Niccolo Machiavelli
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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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Politics is for the present, but an equation is for eternity.”
Albert Einstein
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Paul Valéry also said...


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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.”
Paul Valéry
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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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