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Lewis Carroll

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Biography - Lewis Carroll:

English writer, mathematician and logician.
Born: 1832 - Died: 1898
Period:
19th century
Place of birth: United Kingdom
United Kingdom

Quote

One of the secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing is what we do for others.
Lewis Carroll




Translation  

Translation

(German, French)


German
Eines der großen Geheimnisse des Lebens ist, dass alles was wir für andere tun, es wert ist getan zu werden.”
Lewis Carroll

French
Un des plus grands secrets de la vie : tout ce qui vaut vraiment la peine d'être fait est ce que nous faisons pour les autres.”
Lewis Carroll




See also  

See also...



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To be happy, we must consider the happiness of another.”
Gaston Bachelard - La Psychanalyse du feu

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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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Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them.”
Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama

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To love is to will the good of the other.”
Thomas Aquinas - Summa Theologica

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The best way to begin each day well is to think upon awakening whether we could not give at least one person pleasure on this day.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Human, All Too Human

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When you are happy, there is still much to be done: to comfort others.”
Jules Renard

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It is very true that we ought to think of the happiness of others; but it is not often enough said that the best thing we can do for those who love us is to be happy ourselves.”
Émile-Auguste Chartier, known as Alain

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My happiness is to increase other people's. To be happy myself I need the happiness of all.”
André Gide - Fruits of the Earth




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Quotes about life:



Quotes for: life

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As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Faust: A Tragedy
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There is more to life than increasing its speed.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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To live means to love, but above all, to love life.”
Blanche Pierson
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Give every day the chance to become the most beautiful day of your life.”
Mark Twain
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Man arrives a novice at every age of life.”
Nicolas Chamfort - Maximes et pensées
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My life is my message.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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Quotes about others:



Quotes for: others

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Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
Oscar Wilde
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If we had no pride we should not complain of that of others.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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Whoever is happy will make others happy too.”
Anne Frank - The Diary of a Young Girl
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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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It is good to rub and polish our brain against that of others.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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Build not your joy on another's sorrow.”
Publilius Syrus
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Lewis Carroll also said...


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If you don't know where you are going any road can take you there.”
Lewis Carroll
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I know who I was when I got up this morning, but I think I must have been changed several times since then.”
Lewis Carroll - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
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Everything's got a moral, if only you can find it.”
Lewis Carroll - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
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but it's no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.”
Lewis Carroll - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
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We're all mad here.”
Lewis Carroll - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
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