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André Comte-Sponville

Quote of André Comte-Sponville - Good is not something to contemplate...


Biography - André Comte-Sponville:

French philosopher.
Born: 1952
Period:
21st century
20th century
Place of birth: France
France

Good is not something to contemplate; it is something to be done.




Translation

Translation

(French)



French
Le bien n'est pas à contempler ; Il est à faire.




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Quotes for: good


Do not wait to be perfect to start something good.





Where all is well, there is no such thing as injustice. Justice and goodness are inseparable.





The best is the enemy of good.





The usual pretext of those who make others unhappy is that they do it for their own good.





For there is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.





Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.











Quotes

André Comte-Sponville also said...


We have need of morality only for want of love.





Be confident: Truth is not the end of the way, it is the way itself.





One is not born, but rather becomes, free.





Philosophize, to think your life and to live your thoughts: for that is what philosophy is.





All fear is imaginary, reality is its antidote.





To tolerate is to take upon oneself; a tolerance that comes into being on the backs of others is no longer tolerance. To tolerate the suffering of others, to tolerate an injustice of which we are not a victim or an atrocity that we are spared is not tolerance but selfishness, indifference, or worse.












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