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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

Ignorance is the mother of all evils.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
L'ignorance est mère de tous les maux.

German
Unwissenheit ist die Mutter aller Übel.




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The evil that is in the world almost always comes of ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding.

I believe all suffering is caused by ignorance.




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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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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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Little evil would be done in the world if evil never could be done in the name of good.
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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.
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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.
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Science without conscience is only ruin of the soul.
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To laugh is proper to man.
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Hours were made for man, not man for hours.
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Everything comes in time to those who can wait.
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Misery is the company of lawsuits.
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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.
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