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Émile-Auguste Chartier, known as Alain

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Biography - Émile-Auguste Chartier, known as Alain:

French philosopher and journalist.
Born: 1868 - Died: 1951
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: France
France

We do not always have enough strength to bear the misfortunes of others.




Translation

Translation

(French)



French
Nous n'avons pas toujours assez de force pour supporter les maux d'autrui.




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We have all sufficient strength to support the misfortunes of others.




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