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Paul Valéry

Quote of Paul Valéry - Men differ by what they show...


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



See also  

See also...



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

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



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Happiness is sometimes hidden in the unknown.”
Victor Hugo
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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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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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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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Politics is the art of preventing people from busying themselves with what is their own business.”
Paul Valéry
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