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Biography - Epicurus:

Greek philosopher *Approximate years of birth and death.
Born: -342 - Died: -270
Period:
3rd century BC
4th century BC
Place of birth: Greece
Greece

Babies and animals are the mirrors of nature.




Translation

Translation

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French
Les petits enfants et les animaux sont les miroirs de la nature.

German
Tiere und kleine Kinder sind der Spiegel der Natur.




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Quotes for: nature


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Quotes about nature:


Painters understand nature and love her and teach us to see.
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Truly, art is embedded in nature; he who can extract it, has it.
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Man is but a reed, the most feeble thing in nature, but he is a thinking reed.
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Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.
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Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.
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Nature is not only all that is visible to the eye... it also includes the inner pictures of the soul.
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Quotes for: child


All grown-ups were once children (but only few of them remember it).
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We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children.
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If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves.
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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 not so much our friends' help that helps us, as the confidence of their help.
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Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.
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Death does not concern us, because as long as we exist, death is not here. And when it does come, we no longer exist.
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Luxurious food and drinks, in no way protect you from harm. Wealth beyond what is natural, is no more use than an overflowing container. Real value is not generated by theaters, and baths, perfumes or ointments, but by philosophy.
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Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.
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If God listened to the prayers of men, all men would quickly have perished: for they are forever praying for evil against one another.
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