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Biography - Robert Green Ingersoll:

American writer.
Born: 1833 - Died: 1899
Period:
19th century
Place of birth: United States
United States

Give to every human being every right that you claim for yourself.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Donnez à chaque être humain les droits que vous revendiquez pour vous-même.

German
Geben Sie jedem anderen Menschen jedes Recht, das Sie für sich beanspruchen.




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Act only according to that maxim whereby you can, at the same time, will that it should become a universal law.

Never impose on others what you would not choose for yourself.

You must expect to be treated by others as you yourself have treated them.




Quotes for: tolerance


Quotes

Quotes about tolerance:


In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.





Tolerance should really only be a passing attitude: it should lead to appreciation. To tolerate is to offend.





Tolerance is not a sign of weakness, but a sign of strength.





What is tolerance? It is the endowment of humanity. We are all steeped in weakness and error; let us forgive each other our stupidities, that is the first law of nature.





The golden rule of conduct is mutual toleration, seeing that we will never all think alike and we shall always see Truth in fragment and from different points of vision.





Of all religions, the Christian should of course inspire the most tolerance, but until now Christians have been the most intolerant of all men.











Quotes for: others


Quotes

Quotes about others:


To be happy, we must consider the happiness of another.





Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.





Article IV – Liberty consists of doing anything which does not harm others: thus, the exercise of the natural rights of each man has only those borders which assure other members of the society the enjoyment of these same rights. These borders can be determined only by the law.





If we had no pride we should not complain of that of others.





Let the other side be heard as well.
Seneca - 





Whoever is happy will make others happy too.











Quotes for: oneself


Quotes

Quotes about oneself:


A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.





The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.





Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.





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.





Don't forget to love yourself.





To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.











Quotes

Robert Green Ingersoll also said...


What light is to the eyes - what air is to the lungs - what love is to the heart, liberty is to the soul of man.





Anger is the wind which blows out the lamp of the mind.





Reason, Observation and Experience — the Holy Trinity of Science — have taught us that happiness is the only good; that the time to be happy is now, and the way to be happy is to make others so.





I would not wish to live in a world where I could not express my honest opinions. Men who deny to others the right of speech are not fit to live with honest men.





Above all things, one should maintain his self-respect, and there is but one way to do that, and that is to live in accordance with your highest ideal.












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