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Jean de La Bruyere

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Biography - Jean de La Bruyere:

French philosopher and moralist.
Born: 1645 - Died: 1696
Period:
17th century
Place of birth: France
France

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The wise man sometimes flees from society from fear of being bored.
Jean de La Bruyere - Les Caractères




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Le sage quelquefois évite le monde, de peur d'être ennuyé.”
Jean de La Bruyere - Les Caractères

German
Der Weise meidet zuweilen die Menschen, aus Furcht sich zu langweilen.”
Jean de La Bruyere - Les Caractères




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All of our unhappiness comes from our inability to be alone.”
Jean de La Bruyere - Les Caractères
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Jean de La Bruyere also said...


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Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of its brevity.”
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We should laugh before being happy, for fear of dying without having laughed.”
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If it be true that a man is rich who wants nothing, a wise man is a very rich man.”
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Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.”
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We can recognize the dawn and the decline of love by the uneasiness we feel when alone together.”
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All of our unhappiness comes from our inability to be alone.”
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