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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

Quote

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




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


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

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




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

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We discover in ourselves what others hide from us and we recognize in others what we hide from ourselves.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims

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All of us harbour in ourselves hidden gardens and plantations;”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - The Joyful Science




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Quotes for: to hide

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Happiness is sometimes hidden in the unknown.”
Victor Hugo - Les deux trouvailles de Gallus
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Hide your life and spread your spirit.”
Victor Hugo - Les rayons et les ombres
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There is no disguise which can long hide love where it exists, nor feign it where it does not.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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There are certain things that we hide in order to reveal them.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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Nature is wont to hide herself.”
Heraclitus of Ephesus
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Patience reveals the soul's hidden riches.”
Publilius Syrus - Sentences
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Quotes about man, all human beings:



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Man arrives a novice at every age of life.”
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Man is the future of man.”
Francis Ponge
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No man is weak by choice.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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Man is but a reed, the most feeble thing in nature, but he is a thinking reed.”
Blaise Pascal - Pensées
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We build too many walls and not enough bridges.”
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The greatness of man lies in his decision to be stronger than his condition.”
Albert Camus - Chroniques
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Paul Valéry also said...


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One should be light like a bird, and not like a feather.”
Paul Valéry - Tel quel
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The wind is rising!... We must try to live!”
Paul Valéry
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A very dangerous state of mind: thinking one understands.”
Paul Valéry
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The greatest liberty is born of the greatest rigor.”
Paul Valéry
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We civilizations now know ourselves mortal.”
Paul Valéry - Crisis of the Mind
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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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