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Louis Vigée

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Biography - Louis Vigée:

French portraitist.
Born: 1715 - Died: 1767
Period:
18th century
Place of birth: France
France

I am rich in the goods that I can do without.



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Translation

Translation

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French
Je suis riche des biens dont je sais me passer.

German
Ich bin reich an Gütern, auf die ich verzichten kann.




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Very little is needed to make a happy life.

The cost of a thing is the amount of what I will call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run.

Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.

If it be true that a man is rich who wants nothing, a wise man is a very rich man.

If it is true that one is poor on account of all the things one wants, the ambitious and the avaricious languish in extreme poverty.

All that is mine I carry with me.

Who lives content with little possesses everything.




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