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Isidore of Seville

Quote of Isidore of Seville - Live as if you were to...


Biography - Isidore of Seville:

Born: 560 - Died: 636
Period:
7th century
6th century
Place of birth: Spain
Spain

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.




Translation

Translation

(French)



French
Étudiez comme si vous deviez vivre toujours ; vivez comme si vous deviez mourir demain.




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He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.”
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What experience and history teach is this — that people and governments never have learned anything from history, or acted on principles deduced from it.
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Learning to love is why we are here.
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It is of immense importance to learn to laugh at ourselves.
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Quotes for: to live


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True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
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A person who thinks all the time has nothing to think about except thoughts. So he loses touch with reality, and lives in a world of illusion.
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To live means to love, but above all, to love life.
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My trade and art is to live.
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You can't live at all, unless you can live fully now.
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"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
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Quotes for: to die


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We should laugh before being happy, for fear of dying without having laughed.
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I would never die for my beliefs, because I might be wrong.
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While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die.
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To achieve great things, we must live as though we were never going to die.
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The thought of death betrays us, for it makes us forget to live.
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Philosophize is to learn how to die.
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Letters are signs of things, symbols of words, whose power is so great that without a voice they speak to us the words of the absent.
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Without music there can be no perfect knowledge, for there is nothing without it. For even the universe itself is said to have been put together with a certain harmony of sounds, and the very heavens revolve under the guidance of harmony.
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