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Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux

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Biography - Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux:

French poet and critic.
Born: 1636 - Died: 1711
Period:
18th century
17th century
Place of birth: France
France

Quote

Often the fear of one evil leads us into a worse.
Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux - Art Poétique




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Souvent la peur d'un mal nous conduit dans un pire.”
Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux - Art Poétique

German
Oft führt die Furcht vor einem Übel zu einem noch schlimmeren.”
Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux - Art Poétique




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The best is the enemy of good.”
Voltaire - Philosophical Dictionary




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Quotes for: evil:



Quotes for: evil

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One of the most important and most difficult arts is to unlearn vice.”
Antisthenes
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The evil that is in the world almost always comes of ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding.”
Albert Camus - The Plague
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For there is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.”
William Shakespeare - The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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Antisthenes used to say that the most useful science was to unlearn evil.”
François Fénelon
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What is done out of love always takes place beyond good and evil.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Beyond Good and Evil
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The world is in greater peril from those who tolerate or encourage evil than from those who actually commit it.”
Albert Einstein
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Quotes for: fear

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I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.”
Nelson Mandela
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Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear.”
Baruch Spinoza - Ethics
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Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.”
Mark Twain
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Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.”
Salvador Dalí
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To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.”
Bertrand Russell
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Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.”
Soren Kierkegaard
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Nothing but truth is lovely, nothing fair.”
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One can be a hero without ravaging the earth.”
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Whatever we well understand we express clearly, and words flow with ease.”
Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux - L'Art poétique
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A fool always finds a greater fool to admire him.”
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Seek to be counselled, seek not to be praised.”
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Who lives content with little possesses everything.”
Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux
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