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Jean de La Bruyere

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Biography - Jean de La Bruyere:

French philosopher and moralist.
Born: 1645 - Died: 1696
Period:
17th century
Place of birth: France
France

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If some persons died, and others did not die, death would be a terrible affliction."
Jean de La Bruyere



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Quotes about death:



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As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death."
Leonardo da Vinci - Codex Trivulzianus
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The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated."
Mark Twain
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Death does not concern us, because as long as we exist, death is not here. And when it does come, we no longer exist."
Epicurus
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Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth, every fresh morning a little youth, every going to rest and sleep a little death."
Arthur Schopenhauer
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A free man thinks of nothing less than of death, and his wisdom is a meditation, not on death, but on life."
Baruch Spinoza - Ethics
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After your death you will be what you were before your birth."
Arthur Schopenhauer
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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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If it be true that a man is rich who wants nothing, a wise man is a very rich man."
Jean de La Bruyere - Les Caractères
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We can recognize the dawn and the decline of love by the uneasiness we feel when alone together."
Jean de La Bruyere
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All of our unhappiness comes from our inability to be alone."
Jean de La Bruyere
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Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us."
Jean de La Bruyere
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If it is true that one is poor on account of all the things one wants, the ambitious and the avaricious languish in extreme poverty."
Jean de La Bruyere - Les Caractères
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