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Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues

Quote of Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Lucidity adds beauty to profound thoughts....


Biography - Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues:

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


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German
Klarheit schmückt die tiefen Gedanken.

French
La clarté orne les pensées profondes.




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Clarity is the good faith of philosophers.

Obscurity is the realm of error.




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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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Clarity is the politeness of the man of letters.
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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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The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap between one's real and one's declared aims, one turns as it were instinctively to long words and exhausted idioms, like a cuttlefish spurting out ink.
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Truth and clarity are complementary.
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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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