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Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues

Quote of Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - No man is weak by choice....


Biography - Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues:

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



Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Nul homme n'est faible par choix.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Réflexions et maximes

German
Kein Mensch wählt es schwach zu sein.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Réflexions et maximes




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Reason and freedom are incompatible with weakness.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims




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Man is but a reed, the most feeble thing in nature, but he is a thinking reed.”
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What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.”
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Love you will find only where you may show yourself weak without provoking strength.”
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The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.”
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The weakness of human reason appears more evidently in those who know it not, than in those who know it.”
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Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.”
Albert Einstein
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Quotes about man, all human beings:


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Man is the future of man.”
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People are like bicycles. They can keep their balance only as long as they keep moving.”
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Man arrives a novice at every age of life.”
Nicolas Chamfort - Maximes et pensées
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Man is but a reed, the most feeble thing in nature, but he is a thinking reed.”
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We build too many walls and not enough bridges.”
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The greatness of man lies in his decision to be stronger than his condition.”
Albert Camus - Chroniques
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Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues also said...


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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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Consciousness of our powers augments them.”
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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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No one is more liable to make mistakes than he who acts only on reflection.”
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