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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)


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

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

ItalianQuote
L'intelligenza vale solo se al servizio dell'amore."


See also  

See also...



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

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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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Quotes about love:



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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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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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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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There is no disguise which can long hide love where it exists, nor feign it where it does not."
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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Quotes about intelligence:



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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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Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language."
Ludwig Wittgenstein
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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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There are three kinds of intelligence: one kind understands things for itself, the other appreciates what others can understand, the third understands neither for itself nor through others. This first kind is excellent, the second good, and the third kind useless."
Niccolo Machiavelli - The Prince
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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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I conceive that the great part of the miseries of mankind are brought upon them by false estimates they have made of the value of things."
Benjamin Franklin
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In this possibly terminal phase of human existence, democracy and freedom are more than just ideals to be valued - they may be essential to survival."
Noam Chomsky
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Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value."
Albert Einstein
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The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival."
Aristotle
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Judgments, value judgments concerning life, for or against, can in the last resort never be true: they possess value only as symptoms, they come into consideration only as symptoms - in themselves such judgments are stupidities."
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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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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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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All grown-ups were once children (but only few of them remember it)."
Antoine de Saint-Exupery - The Little Prince
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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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It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important."
Antoine de Saint-Exupery - The Little Prince
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