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Ralph Waldo Emerson

Quote of Ralph Waldo Emerson - Happiness is a perfume you cannot...


Biography - Ralph Waldo Emerson:

American essayist, lecturer and poet.
Born: 1803 - Died: 1882
Period:
19th century
Place of birth: United States
United States

Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Le bonheur est un parfum que l'on ne peut répandre sur autrui sans en faire rejaillir quelques gouttes sur soi-même.

German
Glück ist ein Parfüm, das du nicht auf andere sprühen kannst, ohne selbst ein paar Tropfen abzubekommen.




See also 

See also...



To be happy, we must consider the happiness of another.

Whoever is happy will make others happy too.

In the happiness of others I seek my own.

It is very true that we ought to think of the happiness of others; but it is not often enough said that the best thing we can do for those who love us is to be happy ourselves.

Happiest are the people who give most happiness to others.

My happiness is to increase other people's. To be happy myself I need the happiness of all.




Quotes for: happiness


Quotes

Quotes about happiness:


I have decided to be happy because it's good for my health.





A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.





Happiness is sometimes hidden in the unknown.





Create all the happiness you are able to create: remove all the misery you are able to remove.





Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.





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











Quotes for: others


Quotes

Quotes about others:


Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.





Article IV – Liberty consists of doing anything which does not harm others: thus, the exercise of the natural rights of each man has only those borders which assure other members of the society the enjoyment of these same rights. These borders can be determined only by the law.





If we had no pride we should not complain of that of others.





Let the other side be heard as well.
Seneca  





Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them.





The best means of learning to know oneself is seeking to understand others.











Quotes

Ralph Waldo Emerson also said...


Nothing is more simple than greatness; indeed, to be simple is to be great.





To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.





Earth laughs in flowers.





The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil.





All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make, the better.





The years teach much which the days never know.












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