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Pierre Corneille

Quote of Pierre Corneille - The manner of giving is worth...

Biography - Pierre Corneille:

French dramatist.
Born: 1606 - Died: 1684
17th century
Place of birth: France

The manner of giving is worth more than the gift.



The manner of giving is worth more than the gift.



(French, German)

La façon de donner vaut souvent mieux que ce qu'on donne.

Die Art zu geben ist mehr wert als die Gabe.

See also 

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It is boorish to live ungraciously: the giving is the hardest part what does it cost to add a smile?

To have and not to give is in some cases worse than stealing.

You can always - always - give something, even if it's a simple act of kindness!

Quotes for: to give


Quotes for: to give

Chance gives thoughts, and chance takes them away.

A smile costs less than electricity, but gives much light.

Few people ask from books what books can give us.

Love is the desire to give, not to receive, something.

Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present.

The question I asked Georges has now become a general one - You, who thought you were superfluous, who thought there was no place for you in society, not only are you not superfluous, you are needed and so those who were beggars become givers.


Pierre Corneille also said...

For souls nobly born valor doesn't await the passing of years.

Time is a great master; it regulates things well.

Learn to know yourself, and descend into yourself.

In the happiness of others I seek my own.

Every man of courage is a man of his word.

He who controls himself once can always control himself.

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