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Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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Biography - Antoine de Saint-Exupery:

French writer, poet, journalist and aviator.
Born: 1900 - Died: 1944
Period:
20th century
Place of birth: France
France

Quote

Intelligence has value only in the service of love.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery



Note  

Note



Meaning: Intelligence has meaning only in implementing love.




Translation  

Translation

(French, German, Italian)


French
L'intelligence ne vaut qu'au service de l'amour.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery

German
Die Vernunft ist nur im Dienst der Liebe etwas wert.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Italian
L'intelligenza vale solo se al servizio dell'amore.”




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Great thoughts come from the heart.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims

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Wisdom comes not from reason but from love.”
André Gide - Fruits of the Earth

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Intelligence is a moral category.”
Theodor W. Adorno

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Every other knowledge is harmful to him who does not have knowledge of goodness.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays

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The enlightenment of understanding makes man smarter, but not better.”
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel




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Quotes about love:



Quotes for: love

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To live means to love, but above all, to love life.”
Blanche Pierson
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Love, and do what you will.”
Augustine of Hippo - Homilies on the First Epistle of John
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Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.”
Augustine of Hippo
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Where love rules, there is no will to power and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.”
Carl Gustav Jung
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Where there is love there is life.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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Love, love, all the rest is nothing.”
Jean de La Fontaine - Les amours de Psyché et de Cupidon
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Quotes about intelligence:


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Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein
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What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.”
Sigmund Freud
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Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.”
Immanuel Kant - Answering the Question: What is Enlightenment?
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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.”
F. Scott Fitzgerald
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The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.”
Bertrand Russell
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To be able to discern what is true as true and what is false as false — this is the mark and character of intelligence.”
Emanuel Swedenborg
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Quotes for: value:


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One's life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion.”
Simone de Beauvoir
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Silver is worth less than gold, gold less than virtue.”
Quintus Horatius Flaccus - Epistles
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Esteem money neither more nor less than it deserves, it is a good servant and a bad master.”
Alexandre Dumas (Fils)
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It is a great error to take oneself for more than one is, or for less than one is worth.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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There is no sense in life a priori. Life is nothing until it is lived; but it is yours to make sense of, and the value of it is nothing else but the sense that you choose.”
Jean-Paul Sartre - Existentialism and Humanism
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Esteem is worth more than celebrity, respect is worth more than renown, and honor is worth more than fame.”
Nicolas Chamfort - Maximes et pensées
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Antoine de Saint-Exupery also said...


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A smile is often the most essential thing. One is repaid by a smile. One is rewarded by a smile. One is animated by a smile.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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All grown-ups were once children (but only few of them remember it).”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery - The Little Prince
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It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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It is spirit that rules the world, not intelligence.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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As for the future, your task is not to foresee it, but to enable it.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery - Citadelle
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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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