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Biography - Paul Valéry:

French poet, essayist and philosopher.
Born: 1871 - Died: 1945
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: France
France

The greatest liberty is born of the greatest rigor.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
La plus grande liberté naît de la plus grande rigueur.

German
Die größte Freiheit geht aus der größten Strenge hervor.




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There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere.

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The fruits of labor are the sweetest of all pleasures.




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People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
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Article IV – Liberty consists of doing anything which does not harm others: thus, the exercise of the natural rights of each man has only those borders which assure other members of the society the enjoyment of these same rights. These borders can be determined only by the law.
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"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
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Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.
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Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.
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One should be light like a bird, and not like a feather.
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Men differ by what they show, and have in common what they hide.
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The wind is rising!... We must try to live!
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A very dangerous state of mind: thinking one understands.
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We civilizations now know ourselves mortal.
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Science means simply the aggregate of all the recipes that are always successful. All the rest is literature.
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