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Abbé Pierre

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Biography - Abbé Pierre:

Born Henri Marie Joseph Grouès. French Catholic priest.
Born: 1912 - Died: 2007
Period:
21st century
20th century
Place of birth: France
France

Learning to love is why we are here.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Nous venons sur terre pour apprendre à aimer.

German
Unsere Aufgabe besteht darin, lieben zu lernen.




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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.




Quotes for: love


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Quotes about love:


Where love rules, there is no will to power and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.
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To live means to love, but above all, to love life.
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Love, love, all the rest is nothing.
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Intelligence has value only in the service of love.
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There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.
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Love, and do what you will.
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Quotes for: to learn


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Quotes for: to learn


Whoever wishes to become a philosopher must learn not to be frightened by absurdities.
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I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.
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He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.”
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What experience and history teach is this — that people and governments never have learned anything from history, or acted on principles deduced from it.
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It is of immense importance to learn to laugh at ourselves.
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The best means of learning to know oneself is seeking to understand others.
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Do not wait to be perfect to start something good.
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A smile costs less than electricity, but gives much light.
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We have as much need of reasons for living as of the necessities of life.
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Simplicity can only exist in what is true.
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Everyone's responsibility involves two acts: wanting to know and daring to say.
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To have suffered oneself makes one much more understanding of others' suffering.
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