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Gaston Bachelard

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Biography - Gaston Bachelard:

French philosopher.
Born: 1884 - Died: 1962
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: France
France

To be happy, we must consider the happiness of another.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Pour être heureux, il faut penser au bonheur d’un autre.

German
Um glücklich zu sein, darf man das Glück des anderen nicht aus den Augen verlieren.




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In the happiness of others I seek my own.

One of the secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing is what we do for others.

Whoever is happy will make others happy too.

One's life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion.

Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself.

To love is to will the good of the other.

To love is to find pleasure in the happiness of others.

When you are happy, there is still much to be done: to comfort others.

To make another happy, is to deserve to be happy one's self.

Humankind has become so much one family that we cannot ensure our own prosperity except by ensuring that of everyone else. If you wish to be happy yourself, you must resign yourself to seeing others also happy.

It is very true that we ought to think of the happiness of others; but it is not often enough said that the best thing we can do for those who love us is to be happy ourselves.

Happiest are the people who give most happiness to others.

My happiness is to increase other people's. To be happy myself I need the happiness of all.




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I have decided to be happy because it's good for my health.
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A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.
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Happiness is sometimes hidden in the unknown.
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Create all the happiness you are able to create: remove all the misery you are able to remove.
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Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.
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We should laugh before being happy, for fear of dying without having laughed.
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Quotes for: others


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Quotes about others:


Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
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Article IV – Liberty consists of doing anything which does not harm others: thus, the exercise of the natural rights of each man has only those borders which assure other members of the society the enjoyment of these same rights. These borders can be determined only by the law.
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If we had no pride we should not complain of that of others.
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Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.
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Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them.
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The best means of learning to know oneself is seeking to understand others.
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Man is a creation of desire, not a creation of need.
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If only these metaphysicians would give their attention to the lengthy discursive processes which lead science to build new intuitions.
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The imagination is nothing other than the subject transported into things.
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To imagine is to raise the real by a tone.
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The dream is stronger than experience.
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Literary imagination is an aesthetic object offered by a writer to a lover of books.
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