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Pierre Corneille

Quote of Pierre Corneille - To conquer without risk is to...

Biography - Pierre Corneille:

French dramatist.
Born: 1606 - Died: 1684
17th century
Place of birth: France

To conquer without risk is to triumph without glory.



(French, German)

À vaincre sans péril, on triomphe sans gloire.

Ohne Risiko zu erobern bedeutet, ohne Ehre zu triumphieren.

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And knows that to win without danger is to win without glory.

Lest too light winning
Make the prize light.

Quotes for: danger


Quotes about danger:

Nothing is more dangerous than an idea, when it's the only one we have.

But where the danger is,
also grows the saving power.

The world is in greater peril from those who tolerate or encourage evil than from those who actually commit it.

The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.

Great perils have this beauty, that they bring to light the fraternity of strangers.

The most dangerous worldview is the worldview of those who have not viewed the world.


Pierre Corneille also said...

The manner of giving is worth more than the gift.

For souls nobly born valor doesn't await the passing of years.

Time is a great master; it regulates things well.

Learn to know yourself, and descend into yourself.

In the happiness of others I seek my own.

Every man of courage is a man of his word.

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