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Émile-Auguste Chartier, known as Alain

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Biography - Émile-Auguste Chartier, known as Alain:

French philosopher and journalist.
Born: 1868 - Died: 1951
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: France
France

Quote

Doubt is not below knowledge, but above it.
Émile-Auguste Chartier, known as Alain




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Le doute n'est pas au-dessous du savoir, mais au-dessus.”
Émile-Auguste Chartier, dît Alain

German
Der Zweifel ist dem Wissen nicht unterlegen, sondern überlegen.”
Émile-Auguste Chartier, Alain




See also  

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We know accurately only when we know little; with knowledge, doubt increases.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Maxims and Reflections

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Our knowledge can only be finite, while our ignorance must necessarily be infinite.”
Karl Popper

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The farther you go, the less you know.”
Laozi - Tao Te Ching




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Knowing is not enough; we must apply.
Willing is not enough; we must do.”

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Know or listen to those who know.”
Baltasar Gracian
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The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.”
Isaac Asimov
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I know that I know nothing.”
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Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not.”
Carl Gustav Jung
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Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.”
Immanuel Kant
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Quotes for: doubt

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To be, or not to be, that is the question.”
William Shakespeare - The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.”
André Gide
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When in doubt tell the truth.”
Mark Twain - Pudd'nhead Wilson
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When in doubt, leave it out.”
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The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.”
Bertrand Russell
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When in doubt, follow the suit of the wise and prudent.”
Baltasar Gracian - The Art of Worldly Wisdom
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Émile-Auguste Chartier, known as Alain also said...


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Pessimism comes from the temperament, optimism from the will.”
Émile-Auguste Chartier, known as Alain - Propos sur le bonheur
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The effort we make to be happy is never lost.”
Émile-Auguste Chartier, known as Alain - Propos sur le bonheur
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Nothing is more dangerous than an idea, when it's the only one we have.”
Émile-Auguste Chartier, known as Alain
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To love is to find one's riches outside oneself.”
Émile-Auguste Chartier, known as Alain - Éléments de philosophie
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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.”
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Every idea I get I have to deny, that's my way of testing it.”
Émile-Auguste Chartier, known as Alain
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