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François Rabelais

Quote of François Rabelais - To laugh is proper to man....


Biography - François Rabelais:

French Renaissance writer *Approximate years of birth and death.
Born: 1494 - Died: 1553
Period:
15th century
Place of birth: France
France


Note 

Note



Other version: "laughter makes men human"


Source: Gargantua and Pantagruel

Wikisource - Rabelais - Gargantua (fr) 




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Rire est le propre de l'homme.

German
Lachen ist der Menschen Eigenart.




See also 

See also...






Quotes for: laughter


Quotes

Quotes for: laughter


We should laugh before being happy, for fear of dying without having laughed.





The most completely lost of all days is that on which one has not laughed.





A day without laughter is a day wasted.





It is of immense importance to learn to laugh at ourselves.





The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.





Earth laughs in flowers.











Quotes for: Man


Quotes

Quotes about man, all human beings:


No man is weak by choice.





Man arrives as a novice at each age of his life.





The greatness of man lies in his decision to be stronger than his condition.





Man is the future of man.





Man is but a reed, the most feeble thing in nature, but he is a thinking reed.





We build too many walls and not enough bridges.
  











Quotes

François Rabelais also said...


Science without conscience is only ruin of the soul.





Ignorance is the mother of all evils.





Hours were made for man, not man for hours.





Everything comes in time to those who can wait.





All things move onward to their term.





Misery is the company of lawsuits.












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