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Biography - Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues:

French writer and moralist.
Born: 1715 - Died: 1747
Period:
18th century
Place of birth: France
France

One cannot judge a life by any less true measure than death.




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Translation

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French
On ne peut juger de la vie par une plus fausse règle que la mort.




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A free man thinks of nothing less than of death, and his wisdom is a meditation, not on death, but on life.




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As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
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Man arrives as a novice at each age of his life.
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A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.
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There is more to life than increasing its speed.
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To live means to love, but above all, to love life.
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Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
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Quotes for: death


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Quotes about death:


As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
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The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated.
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Death does not concern us, because as long as we exist, death is not here. And when it does come, we no longer exist.
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Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth, every fresh morning a little youth, every going to rest and sleep a little death.
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After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
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Death is not an event in life: we do not live to experience death. If we take eternity to mean not infinite temporal duration but timelessness, then eternal life belongs to those who live in the present.
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No man is weak by choice.
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Consciousness of our powers augments them.
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The usual pretext of those who make others unhappy is that they do it for their own good.
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Great thoughts come from the heart.
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Few maxims are true in every respect.
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Reason does not know the interests of the heart.
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