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François Rabelais

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Biography - François Rabelais:

French Renaissance writer *Approximate years of birth and death.
Born: 1494 - Died: 1483
Period:
15th century
Place of birth: France
France
Source: Gargantua and Pantagruel

Quote

Hours were made for man, not man for hours.
François Rabelais - Gargantua and Pantagruel



Note  

Note



"I never follow the clock: hours were made for man, not man for hours."




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Les heures sont faites pour l'homme, et non l'homme pour les heures.”
François Rabelais - Gargantua et Pantagruel

German
Die Stunden sind für den Menschen da und nicht der Mensch für die Stunden.”
François Rabelais - Gargantua und Pantagruel




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It takes a long time to become young.”
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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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To laugh is proper to man.”
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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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