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Émile Maximilien Paul Littré

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Biography - Émile Maximilien Paul Littré:

Born: 1801 - Died: 1881
Period:
19th century
Place of birth: France
France

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He who would make serious use of his life must always act as though he had a long time to live and must schedule his time as though he were about to die.
Émile Maximilien Paul Littré




Translation  

Translation

(French)


French
Celui qui veut faire un emploi sérieux de la vie doit toujours agir comme s'il avait à vivre longuement et se régler comme s'il lui fallait mourir prochainement.”
Émile Maximilien Paul Littré




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