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Wilhelm von Humboldt

Quote of Wilhelm von Humboldt - I am more and more convinced...


Biography - Wilhelm von Humboldt:

Born: 1767 - Died: 1835
Period:
19th century
18th century
Place of birth: Germany
Germany

I am more and more convinced that our happiness or our unhappiness depends far more on the way we meet the events of life than on the nature of those events themselves.




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Translation

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French
Je suis de plus en plus convaincu que le bonheur et le malheur dépendent bien plus de notre réaction aux circonstances de la vie que de la nature même de ces circonstances.




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Quotes for: life


Quotes

Quotes about life:


As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.





Man arrives as a novice at each age of his life.





A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.





There is more to life than increasing its speed.





To live means to love, but above all, to love life.





Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.











Quotes for: happiness


Quotes

Quotes about happiness:


I have decided to be happy because it's good for my health.





A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.





To be happy, we must consider the happiness of another.





Happiness is sometimes hidden in the unknown.





Create all the happiness you are able to create: remove all the misery you are able to remove.





Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.











Quotes

Wilhelm von Humboldt also said...


The most dangerous worldview is the worldview of those who have not viewed the world.





True enjoyment comes from activity of the mind and exercise of the body the two are ever united.





Coercion may prevent many transgressions but it robs even actions which are legal of a part of their beauty. Freedom may lead to many transgressions, but it lends even to vices a less ignoble form.





However great an evil immorality may be, we must not forget that it is not without its beneficial consequences. It is only through extremes that men can arrive at the middle path of wisdom and virtue.












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