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Jean de La Bruyere

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Biography - Jean de La Bruyere:

French philosopher and moralist.
Born: 1645 - Died: 1696
Period:
17th century
Place of birth: France
France

There are only three events in a man's life birth, life, and death he is not conscious of being born, he dies in pain, and he forgets to live.




Translation

Translation

(French)



French
Il n'y a pour l'homme que trois événements: naître, vivre et mourir. Il ne se sent pas naître, il souffre à mourir, et il oublie de vivre.




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The thought of death betrays us, for it makes us forget to live.




Quotes for: life


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Quotes about life:


As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
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Man arrives a novice at every age of life.
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A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.
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There is more to life than increasing its speed.
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To live means to love, but above all, to love life.
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Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
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Quotes for: death


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Quotes about death:


As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
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The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated.
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Death does not concern us, because as long as we exist, death is not here. And when it does come, we no longer exist.
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Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth, every fresh morning a little youth, every going to rest and sleep a little death.
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A free man thinks of nothing less than of death, and his wisdom is a meditation, not on death, but on life.
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After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
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Quotes for: Forgetting


Don't forget to love yourself.
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Culture is what remains when one has forgotten everything we had learned.
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Happy is he who can forget what cannot be anymore changed.
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Hope has a good memory, gratitude a bad one.
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The danger of success is that it makes us forget the world's dreadful injustice.
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Life cannot go on without a great deal of forgetting.
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Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of its brevity.
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We should laugh before being happy, for fear of dying without having laughed.
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If it be true that a man is rich who wants nothing, a wise man is a very rich man.
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Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.
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We can recognize the dawn and the decline of love by the uneasiness we feel when alone together.
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The wise man sometimes flees from society from fear of being bored.
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