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Biography - Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues:

French writer and moralist.
Born: 1715 - Died: 1747
Period:
18th century
Place of birth: France
France

To achieve great things, we must live as though we were never going to die.



Note 

Note



Maxim 142


Source: Reflexions and Maxims



Translation

Translation

(German, French)



German
Wer Großes vollbringen will, muß leben, als ob er niemals sterben würde.

French
Pour exécuter de grandes choses, il faut vivre comme si on ne devait jamais mourir.




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The thought of death betrays us, for it makes us forget to live.

He who would make serious use of his life must always act as though he had a long time to live and must schedule his time as though he were about to die.




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