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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

The spirit of a language reveals itself most clearly in its untranslatable words.




Translation

Translation

(German, French)



German
Der Geist einer Sprache offenbart sich am deutlichsten in ihren unübersetzbaren Worten.

French
L'esprit d'une langue se révèle le plus clairement par ses mots intraduisibles.




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The meaning of a word is its use in the language.

He who does not know any foreign languages does not know anything about his own.




Quotes for: mind


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Quotes about mind:


Hide your life and spread your spirit.
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A healthy mind in a healthy body.
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The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
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When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness.
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It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
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My spirit yearns for action, my breath for freedom.
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Quotes for: word


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Quotes for: word


One word and all is saved
One word and all is lost.

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The word flies and cannot be recalled.
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Where words fail, music speaks.
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Words make love.
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What's in a name? that which we call a rose
By any other name would smell as sweet;

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Whatever we well understand we express clearly, and words flow with ease.
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Quotes for: Language


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Quotes for: Language


Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our mind by means of our language.
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The language of truth is simple.
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Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
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Language serves not only to express thoughts, but to make possible thoughts which could not exist without it.
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Language is a source of misunderstanding.
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Language is the house of the truth of Being.
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To have and not to give is in some cases worse than stealing.
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In all intense joy there is a feeling of gratitude.
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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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An aphorism is the last link in a long chain of thought.
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In youth we learn; in age we understand.
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How wise must one be to be always kind.
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