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Abbé Pierre

Quote of Abbé Pierre - Do not wait to be perfect...


Biography - Abbé Pierre:

Born Henri Marie Joseph Grouès. French Catholic priest.
Born: 1912 - Died: 2007
Period:
21st century
20th century
Place of birth: France
France

Quote

Do not wait to be perfect to start something good.
Abbé Pierre




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Il ne faut pas attendre d'être parfait pour commencer quelque chose de bien.”
l'abbé Pierre

German
Warte nicht, perfekt zu sein, um etwas Gutes zu beginnen.”
Abbé Pierre




See also  

See also...



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The best is the enemy of good.”
Voltaire - Philosophical Dictionary

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Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act now, without delay.”
Simone de Beauvoir

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To do good needs no consideration.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Iphigenia in Tauris

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It is a thousand times easier to do good than to do it well.”
Charles de Montesquieu - The Spirit of the Laws

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The time is always right to do what is right.”
Martin Luther King Jr.




Quotes

Quotes for: good:



Quotes for: good

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Where all is well, there is no such thing as injustice. Justice and goodness are inseparable.”
Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Emile, or On Education
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The usual pretext of those who make others unhappy is that they do it for their own good.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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For there is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.”
William Shakespeare - The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.”
Baltasar Gracian
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It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.”
René Descartes - Discourse on the Method
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How far that little candle throws its beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.”
William Shakespeare - The Merchant of Venice
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Quotes about perfection:



Quotes for: perfection

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I hold that the perfection of form and beauty is contained in the sum of all men.”
Albrecht Dürer - Four Books of Human Proportion
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The artist who aims at perfection in everything achieves it in nothing.”
Eugene Delacroix
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It seems that perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.”
Salvador Dalí
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Joy is the transition of man from a less to a greater perfection.”
Baruch Spinoza - Ethics
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The perfect does not lie in quantity but in quality.”
Baltasar Gracian - The Art of Worldly Wisdom
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Abbé Pierre also said...


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Learning to love is why we are here.”
Abbé Pierre
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A smile costs less than electricity, but gives much light.”
Abbé Pierre
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We have as much need of reasons for living as of the necessities of life.”
Abbé Pierre
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Simplicity can only exist in what is true.”
Abbé Pierre
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Everyone's responsibility involves two acts: wanting to know and daring to say.”
Abbé Pierre
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To have suffered oneself makes one much more understanding of others' suffering.”
Abbé Pierre
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