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Émile-Auguste Chartier, known as Alain

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Émile-Auguste Chartier, known as Alain:

French philosopher and journalist.
Born: 1868 - Died: 1951
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: France
France
Source: Propos sur le bonheur

Quote

Pessimism comes from the temperament, optimism from the will."
Émile-Auguste Chartier, known as Alain - Propos sur le bonheur



Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


FrenchQuote
Le pessimisme est d'humeur ; l'optimise est de volonté."
Émile-Auguste Chartier, dît Alain - Propos sur le bonheur

GermanQuote
Pessimismus ist Sache des Gemüts, Optimismus Willenssache."
Émile-Auguste Chartier, Alain - Propos sur le bonheur


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See also...




Translation

Quotes about will:



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As soon as questions of will or decision or reason or choice of action arise, human science is at a loss."
Noam Chomsky
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Our bodies are our gardens, to the which our wills are gardeners."
William Shakespeare - The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice
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We have more strength than will; and it is often merely for an excuse we say things are impossible."
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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The world is independent of my will."
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Tractatus Logico-philosophicus
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Translation

Quotes about optimism:



Quote
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty."
Winston Churchill
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Quotes about pessimism:






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