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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

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Wouldn't a sailor laugh at you if you told him that the whole crossing depends on the first turn of the helm?
Émile-Auguste Chartier, known as Alain - Propos sur le bonheur




Translation  

Translation

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Et le marin ne rirait-il pas de vous si vous lui disiez que toute la traversée dépend du premier coup de barre ?”
Émile-Auguste Chartier, dît Alain - Propos sur le bonheur




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Pessimism comes from the temperament, optimism from the will.”
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The effort we make to be happy is never lost.”
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Nothing is more dangerous than an idea, when it's the only one we have.”
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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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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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