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Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues

Quote of Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - The thought of death betrays...

Biography - Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues:

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

Quote

The thought of death betrays us, for it makes us forget to live."
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims



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Maxim 143


Translation  

Translation

(German, French)


GermanQuote
Der Gedanke an den Tod betrügt uns, denn er läßt uns das Leben vergessen."
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Réflexions et maximes

FrenchQuote
La pensée de la mort nous trompe, car elle nous fait oublier de vivre."
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Réflexions et maximes


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To achieve great things, we must live as though we were never going to die."
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims

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There are only three events in a man's life birth, life, and death he is not conscious of being born, he dies in pain, and he forgets to live."
Jean de La Bruyere

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A free man thinks of nothing less than of death, and his wisdom is a meditation, not on death, but on life."
Baruch Spinoza - Ethics


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Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."
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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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