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Gustave Le Bon

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Biography - Gustave Le Bon:

French polymath.
Born: 1841 - Died: 1931
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: France
France

Quote

By the mere fact that he forms part of an organised crowd, a man descends several rungs in the ladder of civilisation.
Gustave Le Bon - The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Par le seul fait qu'il fait partie d'une foule l'homme descend donc de plusieurs degrés sur l'échelle de la civilisation.”
Gustave Le Bon - Psychologie des foules

German
Allein durch die Tatsache, Glied einer Masse zu sein, steigt der Mensch also mehrere Stufen von der Leiter der Kultur hinab.”
Gustave Le Bon - Psychologie der Massen




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To progress, it is not enough to want to act, one must first know in which direction to act.”
Gustave Le Bon - Hier et demain. Pensées brèves
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The real democratic progress is not to lower the level of the elite toward that of the crowd, but to raise that of the crowd toward the elite.”
Gustave Le Bon - Hier et demain. Pensées brèves
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The masses have never thirsted after truth. They turn aside from evidence that is not to their taste, preferring to deify error, if error seduce them. Whoever can supply them with illusions is easily their master; whoever attempts to destroy their illusions is always their victim.”
Gustave Le Bon - The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind
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Necessity teaches tolerance.”
Gustave Le Bon
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