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We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children.



We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children.

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French
Nous n'héritons pas la terre de nos ancêtres, nous l'empruntons à nos enfants.”

German
Wir haben die Erde nicht von unseren Eltern geerbt – sondern von unseren Kindern geliehen.”




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You must be very polite to the Earth
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The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider's web.”
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What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.”
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Mature manhood: that means to have rediscovered the seriousness one had as a child at play.”
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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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It is a wise father that knows his own child.”
William Shakespeare
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Article IV – Liberty consists of doing anything which does not harm others: thus, the exercise of the natural rights of each man has only those borders which assure other members of the society the enjoyment of these same rights. These borders can be determined only by the law.”
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