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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

Quote

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




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.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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




See also  

See also...



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To be happy, we must consider the happiness of another.”
Gaston Bachelard - La Psychanalyse du feu

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Whoever is happy will make others happy too.”
Anne Frank - The Diary of a Young Girl

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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.”
Émile-Auguste Chartier, known as Alain

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Happiest are the people who give most happiness to others.”
Denis Diderot

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My happiness is to increase other people's. To be happy myself I need the happiness of all.”
André Gide - Fruits of the Earth




Quotes

Quotes about happiness:



Quotes for: happiness

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I have decided to be happy because it's good for my health.”
Voltaire - Letter to the Abbé Trublet
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Happiness is sometimes hidden in the unknown.”
Victor Hugo - Les deux trouvailles de Gallus
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Create all the happiness you are able to create: remove all the misery you are able to remove.”
Jeremy Bentham
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Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.”
Epicurus
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We should laugh before being happy, for fear of dying without having laughed.”
Jean de La Bruyere - Les Caractères
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The effort we make to be happy is never lost.”
Émile-Auguste Chartier, known as Alain - Propos sur le bonheur
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Quotes

Quotes about others:



Quotes for: others

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Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
Oscar Wilde - Quotation of uncertain origin
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If we had no pride we should not complain of that of others.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them.”
Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama
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When you are happy, there is still much to be done: to comfort others.”
Jules Renard
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It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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The usual pretext of those who make others unhappy is that they do it for their own good.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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Ralph Waldo Emerson also said...


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To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Nothing is more simple than greatness; indeed, to be simple is to be great.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Earth laughs in flowers.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson - Hamatreya
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The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson - Lectures - Education
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All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make, the better.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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The years teach much which the days never know.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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