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Wilhelm von Humboldt

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Biography - Wilhelm von Humboldt:

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

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




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(French)



French
Le vrai plaisir vient de l'activité de l'esprit et de l'exercice du corps ; les deux sont à jamais unis.




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A healthy mind in a healthy body.




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There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophy.
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Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
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With most people the heart grows old with the body.
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Our bodies are our gardens, to the which our wills are gardeners.
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The human body is the best picture of the human soul.
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Quotes for: mind


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Quotes about mind:


Hide your life and spread your spirit.
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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.
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When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness.
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It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
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My spirit yearns for action, my breath for freedom.
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It is spirit that rules the world, not intelligence.
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The most dangerous worldview is the worldview of those who have not viewed the world.
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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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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.
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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.
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