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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

While love may overcome death, it happens that a small, mean habit can overcome love.




Translation

Translation

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German
Die Liebe überwindet den Tod, aber es kommt vor, daß eine kleine üble Gewohnheit die Liebe überwindet.

French
L'amour l'emporte sur la mort, mais il arrive qu'une petite mauvaise habitude l'emporte sur l'amour.




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A free man thinks of nothing less than of death, and his wisdom is a meditation, not on death, but on life.
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After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
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Custom is second nature.
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The time at our disposal each day is elastic the passions we feel dilate it, those that inspire us shrink it, and habit fills it.
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Custom, then, is the great guide to human life.
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Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.
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Virtue is a habit of the mind, consistent with nature and moderation and reason.
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To have and not to give is in some cases worse than stealing.
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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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How wise must one be to be always kind.
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