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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

Nothing but truth is lovely, nothing fair.
Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Rien n'est plus beau que le vrai; le vrai seul est aimable.”
Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux

German
Nichts ist so schön wie das Wahre; das Wahre allein ist liebenswert.”
Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux




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Quotes for: truth

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Love truth, but pardon error.”
Voltaire - Discourse in Verse on Man - on Freedom
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Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.”
Francis Bacon - Novum organum
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Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.”
André Gide
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The language of truth is simple.”
Seneca - Epistulae morales ad Lucilium
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Conformity of the intellect to the things.”
Thomas Aquinas
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Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not.”
Carl Gustav Jung
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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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Often the fear of one evil leads us into a worse.”
Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux - Art Poétique
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A fool always finds a greater fool to admire him.”
Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux - L'Art poétique
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Seek to be counselled, seek not to be praised.”
Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux - L'Art poétique
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Who lives content with little possesses everything.”
Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux
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