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Quote of Novalis - Play is experimenting with chance....


Biography - Novalis:

Novalis pen name of Georg Philipp Friedrich von Hardenberg. German poet, author, mystic and philosopher.
Born: 1772 - Died: 1801
Period:
19th century
18th century
Place of birth: Germany
Germany

Quote

Play is experimenting with chance.
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Translation  

Translation

(German, French)


German
Spielen ist Experimentieren mit dem Zufall.”
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French
Jouer, c'est expérimenter le hasard.”
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Politics is not a game. It is an earnest business.”
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Let a child play and mix instruction with play.”
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