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Biography - Pierre Carlet de Chamblain de Marivaux:

Born: 1688 - Died: 1763
Period:
18th century
17th century
Place of birth: France
France

In this world we must be a little too good to be good enough.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Va, dans ce monde, il faut être un peu trop bon pour l'être assez.

German
In dieser Welt muss man ein wenig zu gut sein, um gut genug zu sein.




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