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Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues

Quote of Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Great thoughts come from the heart....


Biography - Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues:

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


Note 

Note



Maxim 127


Source: Reflexions and Maxims

Wikisource - Œuvres de Vauvenargues (fr) 




Translation

Translation

(German, French)



German
Die großen Gedanken kommen aus dem Herzen.

French
Les grandes pensées viennent du cœur.




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Wisdom comes not from reason but from love.

Intelligence has value only in the service of love.

Every other knowledge is harmful to him who does not have knowledge of goodness.




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Hope stole into my heart against my will.
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It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.
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The heart has its reasons, of which reason knows nothing.
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Tears are shed in my heart like the rain on the town.
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Here are fruits, flowers, leaves and branches,
And here is my heart which beats only for you.

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Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.
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Quotes for: thought


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People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
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The thought of death betrays us, for it makes us forget to live.
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Lucidity adds beauty to profound thoughts.
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I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.
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Philosophy aims at the logical clarification of thoughts. Philosophy is not a body of doctrine but an activity.
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Eloquence is a painting of thought.
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No man is weak by choice.
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Consciousness of our powers augments them.
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The usual pretext of those who make others unhappy is that they do it for their own good.
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Few maxims are true in every respect.
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Reason does not know the interests of the heart.
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No one is more liable to make mistakes than he who acts only on reflection.
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