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Biography - André Comte-Sponville:

French philosopher.
Born: 1952
Period:
21st century
20th century
Place of birth: France
France

Philosophize, to think your life and to live your thoughts: for that is what philosophy is.



Philosophize, to think your life and to live your thoughts: for that is what philosophy is.



Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Philosopher, c'est penser sa vie et vivre sa pensée.

German
Philosophieren heißt, sein Leben zu denken und seine Gedanken zu leben.




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What I propose, therefore, is very simple: it is nothing more than to think what we are doing.

It is doubtless a fine harmony when doing and saying go together.

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

Action is the language of the body and should harmonize with the spirit within.




Quotes for: to live


Quotes

Quotes for: to live


True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.





A person who thinks all the time has nothing to think about except thoughts. So he loses touch with reality, and lives in a world of illusion.





To live means to love, but above all, to love life.





My trade and art is to live.





You can't live at all, unless you can live fully now.





"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."











Quotes for: philosophy


Quotes

Quotes about philosophy:


Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our mind by means of our language.





There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio,
Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.






Poetry is related to philosophy as experience is related to empirical science.





To live without philosophizing is properly to have one's eyes closed and never attempt to open them.





To make light of philosophy is to be a true philosopher.





Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.











Quotes for: to think


Quotes

Quotes for: to think


A person who thinks all the time has nothing to think about except thoughts. So he loses touch with reality, and lives in a world of illusion.





He who thinks little, errs much.





Man is but a reed, the most feeble thing in nature, but he is a thinking reed.





Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.





I think, therefore I am.





For there is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.











Quotes

André Comte-Sponville also said...


We have need of morality only for want of love.





Be confident: Truth is not the end of the way, it is the way itself.





One is not born, but rather becomes, free.





There is no need to wait to be saved to be human.





Good is not something to contemplate; it is something to be done.





All fear is imaginary, reality is its antidote.












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