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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

The trouble with our times is that the future is not what it used to be.




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Quotes for: future


Quotes

Quotes about the future:


Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.





Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones.
Seneca  





As for the future, your task is not to foresee it, but to enable it.





Man is the future of man.





The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.





The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.











Quotes

Paul Valéry also said...


One should be light like a bird, and not like a feather.





Men differ by what they show, and have in common what they hide.





The wind is rising!... We must try to live!





A very dangerous state of mind: thinking one understands.





The greatest liberty is born of the greatest rigor.





We civilizations now know ourselves mortal.












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