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Biography - André Comte-Sponville:

French philosopher.
Born: 1952
Period:
21st century
20th century
Place of birth: France
France

All fear is imaginary, reality is its antidote.




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French
Toute angoisse est imaginaire ; le réel est son antidote.




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Quotes for: imagination


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Quotes for: imagination


Imagination is more important than knowledge.
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Man, too, has wings, he has imagination.
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Nothing is more fearful than imagination without taste.
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Why does the eye see a thing more clearly in dreams than the imagination when awake?
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Without this playing with fantasy no creative work has ever yet come to birth. The debt we owe to the play of the imagination is incalculable.
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All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy. What right have we then to depreciate imagination.
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Quotes for: fear


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Quotes about fear:


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.
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Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear.
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Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.
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Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.
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Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
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To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.
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André Comte-Sponville also said...


We have need of morality only for want of love.
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Be confident: Truth is not the end of the way, it is the way itself.
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One is not born, but rather becomes, free.
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Philosophize, to think your life and to live your thoughts: for that is what philosophy is.
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Good is not something to contemplate; it is something to be done.
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To tolerate is to take upon oneself; a tolerance that comes into being on the backs of others is no longer tolerance. To tolerate the suffering of others, to tolerate an injustice of which we are not a victim or an atrocity that we are spared is not tolerance but selfishness, indifference, or worse.
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