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Biography - Robert Green Ingersoll:

American writer.
Born: 1833 - Died: 1899
Period:
19th century
Place of birth: United States
United States

Anger is the wind which blows out the lamp of the mind.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
La colère comme le vent souffle la flamme de l'esprit.

German
Zorn: Ein Windsturm, der die Lampe des Verstandes ausbläst.




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Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.

Anger is a short madness.




Quotes for: mind


Quotes

Quotes about mind:


Hide your life and spread your spirit.





A healthy mind in a healthy body.





The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.





When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness.





It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.





My spirit yearns for action, my breath for freedom.











Quotes for: anger


Quotes

Quotes for: anger


When someone opposes me, he arouses my attention, not my anger. I go to greet a man who contradicts me, who instructs me.





With the good man anger is quick to die.





If I were not king, I should lose my temper.





So when any one makes you angry, know that it is your own thought that has angered you.





The greatest remedy for anger is delay.
Seneca - 





Anybody can become angry, that is easy; but to be angry with the right person, and to the right degree, and at the right time, and for the right purpose, and in the right way, that is not within everybody's power, that is not easy.











Quotes for: wind


Quotes

Quotes for: wind


We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
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If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.





Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans fires.





Since I grew tired of the chase
And search, I learned to find;
And since the wind blows in my face,
I sail with every wind.






The dunes change with the wind, but the desert remains the same.





The wind is rising!... We must try to live!











Quotes

Robert Green Ingersoll also said...


Give to every human being every right that you claim for yourself.





What light is to the eyes - what air is to the lungs - what love is to the heart, liberty is to the soul of man.





Reason, Observation and Experience — the Holy Trinity of Science — have taught us that happiness is the only good; that the time to be happy is now, and the way to be happy is to make others so.





I would not wish to live in a world where I could not express my honest opinions. Men who deny to others the right of speech are not fit to live with honest men.





Above all things, one should maintain his self-respect, and there is but one way to do that, and that is to live in accordance with your highest ideal.












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