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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

Quote

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.
Wilhelm von Humboldt




Translation  

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.”
Wilhelm von Humboldt




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Quotes about life:



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As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.”
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Man arrives a novice at every age of life.”
Nicolas Chamfort - Maximes et pensées
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There is more to life than increasing its speed.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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To live means to love, but above all, to love life.”
Blanche Pierson
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Give every day the chance to become the most beautiful day of your life.”
Mark Twain - Quotation of uncertain origin
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My life is my message.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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Quotes about happiness:



Quotes for: happiness

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I have decided to be happy because it's good for my health.”
Voltaire - Letter to the Abbé Trublet
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Happiness is sometimes hidden in the unknown.”
Victor Hugo - Les deux trouvailles de Gallus
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To be happy, we must consider the happiness of another.”
Gaston Bachelard - La Psychanalyse du feu
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Create all the happiness you are able to create: remove all the misery you are able to remove.”
Jeremy Bentham
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Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.”
Epicurus
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We should laugh before being happy, for fear of dying without having laughed.”
Jean de La Bruyere - Les Caractères
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Wilhelm von Humboldt also said...


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The most dangerous worldview is the worldview of those who have not viewed the world. ”
Wilhelm von Humboldt
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True enjoyment comes from activity of the mind and exercise of the body the two are ever united.”
Wilhelm von Humboldt
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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.”
Wilhelm von Humboldt
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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.”
Wilhelm von Humboldt
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