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Quote of Confucius - By nature, men are nearly alike...


Biography - Confucius:

Chinese teacher, editor, politician and philosopher.
Born: -551 - Died: -479
Period:
5th century BC
6th century BC
Place of birth: China
China

By nature, men are nearly alike; by practice, they get to be wide apart.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
La nature fait les hommes semblables, la vie les rend différents.

German
Von Natur aus sind die Menschen fast gleich; erst die Gewohnheiten entfernen sie voneinander.




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