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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
Source: Reflexions and Maxims

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Consciousness of our powers augments them.
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims



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Maxim 75



Translation  

Translation

(German, French)


German
Das Verstehen deiner Stärken macht sie größer.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Réflexions et maximes

French
Le sentiment de nos forces les augmente.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Réflexions et maximes



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Quotes about strength:


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There are two ways of contesting, the one by the law, the other by force; the first method is proper to men, the second to beasts.”
Niccolo Machiavelli - The Prince
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I nothing had, and yet enough for youth -
Joy in Illusion, ardent thirst for Truth.
Give unrestrained, the old emotion,
The bliss that touched the verge of pain,
The strength of Hate, Love's deep devotion, -
O, give me back my youth again!”

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Faust: A Tragedy
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That which does not kill me makes me stronger.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Twilight of the Idols
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On the mountains of truth you can never climb in vain: either you will reach a point higher up today, or you will be training your powers so that you will be able to climb higher tomorrow.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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Patience and time do more than strength or passion.”
Jean de La Fontaine - Fables
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...and nobody knows the extent of his strength until he has tried.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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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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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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No one is more liable to make mistakes than he who acts only on reflection.”
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