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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

The effort we make to be happy is never lost.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
L'effort qu'on fait pour être heureux n'est jamais perdu.

German
Den Aufwand, den wir betreiben um glücklich zu sein, ist nie vergebens.




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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.

There is no shame in preferring happiness.




Quotes for: happiness


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Quotes about happiness:


I have decided to be happy because it's good for my health.
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A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.
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To be happy, we must consider the happiness of another.
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Happiness is sometimes hidden in the unknown.
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Create all the happiness you are able to create: remove all the misery you are able to remove.
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Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.
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Émile-Auguste Chartier, known as Alain also said...


Nothing is more dangerous than an idea, when it's the only one we have.
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Pessimism comes from the temperament, optimism from the will.
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To love is to find one's riches outside oneself.
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Doubt is not below knowledge, but above it.
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To know is to know that one knows.
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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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