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Émile-Auguste Chartier, known as Alain

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Biography - Émile-Auguste Chartier, known as Alain:

French philosopher and journalist.
Born: 1868 - Died: 1951
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: France
France
Source: Propos sur le bonheur

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The effort we make to be happy is never lost.
Émile-Auguste Chartier, known as Alain - Propos sur le bonheur




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
L'effort qu'on fait pour être heureux n'est jamais perdu.”
Émile-Auguste Chartier, dît Alain - Propos sur le bonheur

German
Den Aufwand, den wir betreiben um glücklich zu sein, ist nie vergebens.”
Émile-Auguste Chartier, Alain - Propos sur le bonheur




See also  

See also...



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On the mountains of truth you can never climb in vain: either you will reach a point higher up today, or you will be training your powers so that you will be able to climb higher tomorrow.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

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There is no shame in preferring happiness.”
Albert Camus - The Plague




Quotes

Quotes about 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
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To be happy, we must consider the happiness of another.”
Gaston Bachelard - La Psychanalyse du feu
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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
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Émile-Auguste Chartier, known as Alain also said...


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Pessimism comes from the temperament, optimism from the will.”
Émile-Auguste Chartier, known as Alain - Propos sur le bonheur
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Nothing is more dangerous than an idea, when it's the only one we have.”
Émile-Auguste Chartier, known as Alain
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To love is to find one's riches outside oneself.”
Émile-Auguste Chartier, known as Alain - Éléments de philosophie
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Doubt is not below knowledge, but above it.”
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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.”
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Every idea I get I have to deny, that's my way of testing it.”
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