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Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

Quote of Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach - To have and not to give...

Biography - Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach:

Austrian writer.
Born: 1830 - Died: 1916
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: Czech Republic
Czech Republic

To have and not to give is in some cases worse than stealing.





(German, French)

Haben und nicht geben ist in manchen Fällen schlimmer als stehlen.

Avoir et ne pas donner est dans certains cas pire que voler.

See also 

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Responsible one is not only for what you do but also for what it does not.

The manner of giving is worth more than the gift.

Often he who omits an act does injustice, not only he who commits an act.

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Quotes for: to give

Chance gives thoughts, and chance takes them away.

A smile costs less than electricity, but gives much light.

Few people ask from books what books can give us.

Love is the desire to give, not to receive, something.

You can always - always - give something, even if it's a simple act of kindness!

Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present.


Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach also said...

Mastery of the moment is mastery over life.

One has to do good in order for it to exist in the world.

In all intense joy there is a feeling of gratitude.

Little evil would be done in the world if evil never could be done in the name of good.

An aphorism is the last link in a long chain of thought.

In youth we learn; in age we understand.

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