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Paul Valéry

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Biography - Paul Valéry:

French poet, essayist and philosopher.
Born: 1871 - Died: 1945
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: France
France

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A very dangerous state of mind: thinking one understands.
Paul Valéry




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Un état bien dangereux : croire comprendre.”
Paul Valéry

German
Ein recht gefährlicher Zustand: zu verstehen glauben.”
Paul Valéry




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Learning without thought is labor lost thought without learning is perilous.”
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The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.”
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Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.”
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Joy in looking and comprehending is nature's most beautiful gift.”
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Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.”
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Paul Valéry also said...


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One should be light like a bird, and not like a feather.”
Paul Valéry - Tel quel
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Men differ by what they show, and have in common what they hide.”
Paul Valéry
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The wind is rising!... We must try to live!”
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The greatest liberty is born of the greatest rigor.”
Paul Valéry
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We civilizations now know ourselves mortal.”
Paul Valéry - Crisis of the Mind
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Science means simply the aggregate of all the recipes that are always successful. All the rest is literature.”
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