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Biography - Jules Renard:

French author.
Born: 1864 - Died: 1910
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: France
France

The danger of success is that it makes us forget the world's dreadful injustice.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Le danger du succès, c'est qu'il nous fait oublier l'effroyable injustice du monde.

German
Die Gefahr des Erfolgs besteht darin, dass wir die schreckliche Ungerechtigkeit der Welt vergessen.




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