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Gérard de Nerval

Quote of Gérard de Nerval - There is only one vice of...


Biography - Gérard de Nerval:

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

There is only one vice of which no-one boasts - ingratitude.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Il n'y a qu'un seul vice dont on ne voie personne se vanter, c'est l'ingratitude.

German
Es gibt nur ein Laster, dessen sich niemand rühmt: Undankbarkeit.




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Ingratitude is the mother of all vice.




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From the faults of another a wise man will correct his own.





Prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue.





Yet it is better to accept public morals and human vices calmly without bursting into either laughter or tears.





Work saves us from three great evils: boredom, vice and need.





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.





Our actions are neither so good nor so evil as our impulses.







Quotes for: ingratitude


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Quotes about ingratitude:


Too great haste to repay an obligation is a kind of ingratitude.







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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.





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.





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.












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