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Biography - André Gide:

French author.
Born: 1869 - Died: 1951
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: France
France

No one can do anything for the happiness of others if he cannot be happy himself.




Translation

Translation

(French)



French
Ne peut rien pour le bonheur d'autrui celui qui ne sait être heureux lui-même.




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Whoever is happy will make others happy too.

It is very true that we ought to think of the happiness of others; but it is not often enough said that the best thing we can do for those who love us is to be happy ourselves.




Quotes for: happiness


Quotes

Quotes about happiness:


I have decided to be happy because it's good for my health.





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





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





Happiness is sometimes hidden in the unknown.





Create all the happiness you are able to create: remove all the misery you are able to remove.





Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.











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 - 





From the faults of another a wise man will correct his own.











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

André Gide also said...


Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.





The best means of learning to know oneself is seeking to understand others.





One doesn't discover new lands without consenting to lose sight, for a very long time, of the shore.





My happiness is to increase other people's. To be happy myself I need the happiness of all.





Wisdom comes not from reason but from love.





May your vision be new at every moment. The wise man is he whom everything astonishes.












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