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Robert Green Ingersoll

Quote of Robert Green Ingersoll - What light is to the...

Biography - Robert Green Ingersoll:

Born: 1833 - Died: 1899
Period:
19th century
Place of birth: United States
United States

Quote

What light is to the eyes - what air is to the lungs - what love is to the heart, liberty is to the soul of man."
Robert Green Ingersoll



Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


FrenchQuote
Ce que la lumière est aux yeux, ce que l'air est au poumon, ce que l'amour est au cœur, la liberté est à l'âme humaine."
Robert Green Ingersoll

GermanQuote
Was Licht für die Augen ist, was Luft für die Lungen ist, was Liebe für das Herz ist, ist Freiheit für die Seele des Menschen."
Robert Green Ingersoll


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Quotes about love:



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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."
Carl Gustav Jung
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To live means to love, but above all, to love life."
Blanche Pierson
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Intelligence has value only in the service of love."
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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Love, and do what you will."
Augustine of Hippo - Homilies on the First Epistle of John
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Where there is love there is life."
Mahatma Gandhi
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Love, love, all the rest is nothing."
Jean de La Fontaine - Les amours de Psyché et de Cupidon
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Quotes about soul:



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Nature is not only all that is visible to the eye... it also includes the inner pictures of the soul."
Edvard Munch
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Science without conscience is only ruin of the soul."
François Rabelais - Gargantua and Pantagruel
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For souls nobly born valor doesn't await the passing of years."
Pierre Corneille - Le Cid
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Go, nothing is better for the soul
Than to dispel some sadness from a soul!"

Paul Verlaine - Ecoutez la chanson bien douce
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They change the sky, not their soul, who run across the sea."
Quintus Horatius Flaccus - Epistles
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Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul."
Augustine of Hippo
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Quotes about freedom:



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"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower.""
Hans Christian Andersen
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People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use."
Soren Kierkegaard
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There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere."
Nelson Mandela
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This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew."
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Faust: The First Part of the Tragedy
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Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom."
Hannah Arendt
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Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it."
George Bernard Shaw
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Quotes about light:



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To love beauty is to see light."
Victor Hugo
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Cinema is the form of modern writing whose ink is light."
Jean Cocteau
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Where there is much light, the shadow is deep."
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Götz von Berlichingen
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A smile costs less than electricity, but gives much light."
Abbé Pierre
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The light, queen of colours."
Augustine of Hippo - Confessions
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As the sun is the light of the day, so the soul is the light of the awakened body. As the moon is the light of the night, so is the soul the light of the sleeping body."
Hildegard of Bingen - Causae et Curae
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