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Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues

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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

Quote

Lucidity adds beauty to profound thoughts.
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims



Note  

Note



Maxim 4


Source: Reflexions and Maxims

Wikisource - Vauvenargues - Introduction à la connaissance de l'esprit humain (fr)




Translation  

Translation

(German, French)


German
Klarheit schmückt die tiefen Gedanken.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Réflexions et maximes

French
La clarté orne les pensées profondes.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Réflexions et maximes




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Clarity is the good faith of philosophers.”
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Obscurity is the realm of error.”
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Great thoughts come from the heart.”
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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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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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What can be said at all can be said clearly, and what we cannot talk about we must pass over in silence.”
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Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams who looks inside, awakes.”
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No man is weak by choice.”
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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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Consciousness of our powers augments them.”
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Great thoughts come from the heart.”
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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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