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François Rabelais

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Biography - François Rabelais:

French Renaissance writer *Approximate years of birth and death.
Born: 1494 - Died: 1483
Period:
15th century
Place of birth: France
France

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Ignorance is the mother of all evils.
François Rabelais




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
L'ignorance est mère de tous les maux.”
François Rabelais

German
Unwissenheit ist die Mutter aller Übel.”
François Rabelais




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I believe all suffering is caused by ignorance.”
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One of the most important and most difficult arts is to unlearn vice.”
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For there is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.”
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Antisthenes used to say that the most useful science was to unlearn evil.”
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What is done out of love always takes place beyond good and evil.”
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The world is in greater peril from those who tolerate or encourage evil than from those who actually commit it.”
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Often the fear of one evil leads us into a worse.”
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Quotes about ignorance:



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Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.”
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To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence.”
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The only way to avoid error is ignorance.”
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Ignorance is not lack of intelligence, nor knowledge a proof of genius.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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Our knowledge can only be finite, while our ignorance must necessarily be infinite.”
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Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.”
Confucius
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Science without conscience is only ruin of the soul.”
François Rabelais - Gargantua and Pantagruel
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To laugh is proper to man.”
François Rabelais - Gargantua and Pantagruel
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Hours were made for man, not man for hours.”
François Rabelais - Gargantua and Pantagruel
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Everything comes in time to those who can wait.”
François Rabelais
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Misery is the company of lawsuits.”
François Rabelais
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I place no hope in my strength, nor in my works: but all my confidence is in God my protector, who never abandons those who have put all their hope and thought in him.”
François Rabelais
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