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Thomas Aquinas

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Biography - Thomas Aquinas:

Italian Dominican friar, Catholic priest and Doctor of the Church.
Born: 1225 - Died: 1274
Period:
13th century
Place of birth: Italy
Italy

Quote

To love is to will the good of the other.
Thomas Aquinas - Summa Theologica




Translation  

Translation

(French, German, Latin)


French
Aimer, c'est vouloir le bien de l'autre.”
Thomas d'Aquin - Somme théologique

German
Lieben heißt: Jemandem Gutes tun wollen.”
Thomas von Aquin - Summa theologica

Latin
Amare est velle bonum alicui.”




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To be happy, we must consider the happiness of another.”
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Whoever is happy will make others happy too.”
Anne Frank - The Diary of a Young Girl

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One's life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion.”
Simone de Beauvoir

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My happiness is to increase other people's. To be happy myself I need the happiness of all.”
André Gide - Fruits of the Earth




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To live means to love, but above all, to love life.”
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Intelligence has value only in the service of love.”
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Love, and do what you will.”
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Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.”
Augustine of Hippo
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Where love rules, there is no will to power and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.”
Carl Gustav Jung
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Where there is love there is life.”
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Quotes for: good:



Quotes for: good

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Where all is well, there is no such thing as injustice. Justice and goodness are inseparable.”
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The best is the enemy of good.”
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Do not wait to be perfect to start something good.”
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The usual pretext of those who make others unhappy is that they do it for their own good.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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For there is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.”
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Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.”
Baltasar Gracian
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Quotes about others:



Quotes for: others

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Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
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If we had no pride we should not complain of that of others.”
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Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them.”
Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama
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When you are happy, there is still much to be done: to comfort others.”
Jules Renard
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It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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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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Thomas Aquinas also said...


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Conformity of the intellect to the things.”
Thomas Aquinas
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For whatever we do or suffer for a friend is pleasant, because love is the principal cause of pleasure.”
Thomas Aquinas - Summa Theologica
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Nothing is in the intellect that was not first in the senses.”
Thomas Aquinas
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