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Gérard de Nerval

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Biography - Gérard de Nerval:

French writer and poet.
Born: 1808 - Died: 1855
Period:
19th century
Place of birth: France
France

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There is only one vice of which no-one boasts - ingratitude.
Gérard de Nerval - Paradoxe et vérité




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Il n'y a qu'un seul vice dont on ne voie personne se vanter, c'est l'ingratitude.”
Gérard de Nerval - Paradoxe et vérité

German
Es gibt nur ein Laster, dessen sich niemand rühmt: Undankbarkeit.”
Gérard de Nerval - Paradoxe et vérité




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Ingratitude is the mother of all vice.”
Jean de La Fontaine - Tales and Novellas in Verse




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Quotes for: vice

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From the faults of another a wise man will correct his own.”
Publilius Syrus - Sentences
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Prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue.”
Francis Bacon
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Yet it is better to accept public morals and human vices calmly without bursting into either laughter or tears.”
Seneca - On Tranquility of the Mind
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Work saves us from three great evils: boredom, vice and need.”
Voltaire - Candide ou l'Optimisme
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O philosophy, life’s guide! O searcher-out of virtue and expeller of vices! What could we and every age of men have been without thee? Thou hast produced cities; thou hast called men scattered about into the social enjoyment of life.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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Quotes for: ingratitude

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Too great haste to repay an obligation is a kind of ingratitude.”
François de La Rochefoucauld
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Nothing is indifferent, nothing is powerless in the universe; an atom can dissolve everything, an atom can save everything”
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Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.”
Gérard de Nerval
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The tree of knowledge is not the tree of life! And yet can we cast out of our spirits all the good or evil poured into them by so many learned generations? Ignorance cannot be learned.”
Gérard de Nerval
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Our dreams are a second life. I have never been able to penetrate without a shudder those ivory or horned gates which separate us from the invisible world.”
Gérard de Nerval
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When the soul drifts uncertainly between life and the dream, between the mind's disorder and the return to cool reflection, it is in religious thought that we should seek consolation.”
Gérard de Nerval - Aurélia ou le Rêve et la Vie
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