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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: 1483
Period:
15th century
Place of birth: France
France


Note  

Note



Other version: "laughter makes men human"


Source: Gargantua and Pantagruel:


Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Rire est le propre de l'homme.”
François Rabelais - Gargantua et Pantagruel

German
Lachen ist der Menschen Eigenart.”
François Rabelais - Gargantua und Pantagruel




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The most completely lost of all days is that on which one has not laughed.”
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It is of immense importance to learn to laugh at ourselves.”
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The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.”
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A day without laughter is a day wasted.”
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Earth laughs in flowers.”
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Quotes about man, all human beings:



Quotes for: Man

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Man arrives a novice at every age of life.”
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Man is the future of man.”
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No man is weak by choice.”
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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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The greatness of man lies in his decision to be stronger than his condition.”
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François Rabelais also said...


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Science without conscience is only ruin of the soul.”
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Ignorance is the mother of all evils.”
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Hours were made for man, not man for hours.”
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Everything comes in time to those who can wait.”
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Misery is the company of lawsuits.”
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I place no hope in my strength, nor in my works: but all my confidence is in God my protector, who never abandons those who have put all their hope and thought in him.”
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