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Paul Valéry

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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

Men differ by what they show, and have in common what they hide.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Les hommes se distinguent par ce qu'ils montrent et se ressemblent par ce qu'ils cachent.

German
Die Menschen unterscheiden sich voneinander durch das, was sie zeigen, und sie gleichen einander durch das, was sie verbergen.




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Every one sees what you appear to be, few really know what you are.

We discover in ourselves what others hide from us and we recognize in others what we hide from ourselves.

All of us harbour in ourselves hidden gardens and plantations;




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Quotes for: to hide


Happiness is sometimes hidden in the unknown.
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Hide your life and spread your spirit.
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There is no disguise which can long hide love where it exists, nor feign it where it does not.
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There are certain things that we hide in order to reveal them.
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Nature is wont to hide herself.
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Patience reveals the soul's hidden riches.
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Quotes for: Man


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Quotes about man, all human beings:


No man is weak by choice.
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Man arrives a novice at every age of life.
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The greatness of man lies in his decision to be stronger than his condition.
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Man is the future of man.
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Man is but a reed, the most feeble thing in nature, but he is a thinking reed.
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We build too many walls and not enough bridges.
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One should be light like a bird, and not like a feather.
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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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The greatest liberty is born of the greatest rigor.
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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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