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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

One can be a hero without ravaging the earth.
Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
On peut être héros sans ravager la terre.”
Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux

German
Ein Held kann man sein, auch ohne die Erde zu verwüsten.”
Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux




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Quotes about earth:



Quotes for: earth

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We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children.”
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There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio,
Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.”

William Shakespeare - The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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Earth laughs in flowers.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson - Hamatreya
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For all things come from earth, and all things end by becoming earth.”
Xenophanes
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You must be very polite to the Earth
And to the sun”

Jacques Prévert
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The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider's web.”
Pablo Picasso
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Quotes for: hero:



Quotes for: hero

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Whatever great advantages nature may give, it is not she alone, but fortune also that makes the hero.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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Nurture your mind with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes.”
Benjamin Disraeli
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When great men permit themselves to be cast down by the continuance of misfortune, they show us that they were only sustained by ambition, and not by their mind; so that PLUS a great vanity, heroes are made like other men.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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Nothing but truth is lovely, nothing fair.”
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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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Often the fear of one evil leads us into a worse.”
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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.”
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