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Pierre Corneille

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Biography - Pierre Corneille:

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

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The manner of giving is worth more than the gift.
Pierre Corneille




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
La façon de donner vaut souvent mieux que ce qu'on donne.”
Pierre Corneille

German
Die Art zu geben ist mehr wert als die Gabe.”
Pierre Corneille




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It is boorish to live ungraciously: the giving is the hardest part what does it cost to add a smile?”
Jean de La Bruyere - Les Caractères

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To have and not to give is in some cases worse than stealing.”
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

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




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A smile costs less than electricity, but gives much light.”
Abbé Pierre
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Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present.”
Albert Camus
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Few people ask from books what books can give us.”
Virginia Woolf
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Love is the desire to give, not to receive, something.”
Bertolt Brecht
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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.”
Abbé Pierre
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Every gift which is given, even though is be small, is in reality great, if it is given with affection.”
Pindar
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Time is a great master; it regulates things well.”
Pierre Corneille - Sertorius
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For souls nobly born valor doesn't await the passing of years.”
Pierre Corneille - Le Cid
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He who controls himself once can always control himself.”
Pierre Corneille
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Every moment of life is a step towards death.”
Pierre Corneille
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And the combat ceased, for want of combatants.”
Pierre Corneille - Le Cid
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To conquer without risk is to triumph without glory.”
Pierre Corneille - Le Cid
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