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Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

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Biography - Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach:

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

There is only one proof of ability: doing it.




Translation

Translation

(German, French)



German
Für das Können gibt es nur einen Beweis: das Tun.

French
Il n'y a qu'une seule preuve de compétence : l'action.




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Quotes for: action


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Quotes about action:


I have laboured carefully, not to mock, lament, or execrate, but to understand human actions.





One should be light like a bird, and not like a feather.





I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.





Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.





Act only according to that maxim whereby you can, at the same time, will that it should become a universal law.





Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought.











Quotes

Quotes for: ability


Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind.





We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love.





The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.





Article VI – The law is the expression of the general will. All the citizens have the right of contributing personally or through their representatives to its formation. It must be the same for all, either that it protects, or that it punishes. All the citizens, being equal in its eyes, are equally admissible to all public dignities, places and employments, according to their capacity and without distinction other than that of their virtues and of their talents.





It is better to trust in ability than in luck.





The scholar is that man who must take up into himself all the ability of the time, all the contributions of the past, all the hopes of the future.











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Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach also said...


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





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.





The ability of calm reflection is the beginning of all wisdom, the source of all goodness !












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