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François Fénelon

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Biography - François Fénelon:

François de Salignac de La Mothe-Fénelon. French Roman Catholic archbishop, theologian, poet and writer.
Born: 1651 - Died: 1715
Period:
18th century
17th century
Place of birth: France
France

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Antisthenes used to say that the most useful science was to unlearn evil.
François Fénelon




Translation  

Translation

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French
Antisthène disait que la science la plus difficile était de désapprendre le mal.”
François Fénelon

German
Antisthenes pflegte zu sagen, dass die schwierigste Wissenschaft sei, das Böse zu verlernen.”
François Fénelon




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One of the most important and most difficult arts is to unlearn vice.”
Antisthenes




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Quotes about science:



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Science without conscience is only ruin of the soul.”
François Rabelais - Gargantua and Pantagruel
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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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Every other knowledge is harmful to him who does not have knowledge of goodness.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.”
Immanuel Kant
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Science means simply the aggregate of all the recipes that are always successful. All the rest is literature.”
Paul Valéry
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A theory which is not refutable by any conceivable event is non-scientific. Irrefutability is not a virtue of a theory (as people often think) but a vice.”
Karl Popper - Conjectures and Refutations: The Growth of Scientific Knowledge
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Quotes for: evil:



Quotes for: evil

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The evil that is in the world almost always comes of ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding.”
Albert Camus - The Plague
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For there is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.”
William Shakespeare - The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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What is done out of love always takes place beyond good and evil.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Beyond Good and Evil
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The world is in greater peril from those who tolerate or encourage evil than from those who actually commit it.”
Albert Einstein
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Ignorance is the mother of all evils.”
François Rabelais
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Often the fear of one evil leads us into a worse.”
Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux - Art Poétique
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Each one owes infinitely more to the human race than to the particular country in which he was born.”
François Fénelon
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A good historian is timeless although he is a patriot, he will never flatter his country in any respect.”
François Fénelon
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Let a child play and mix instruction with play.”
François Fénelon - Treatise on the Education of Girls
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War is an evil which dishonours mankind.”
François Fénelon
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All wars are civil wars, because all men are brothers.”
François Fénelon
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Do not make best friends with a melancholy sad soul. They always are heavily loaded, and you must bear half.”
François Fénelon
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