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Quote of Abbé Pierre - To have suffered oneself makes one...


Biography - Abbé Pierre:

Born Henri Marie Joseph Grouès. French Catholic priest.
Born: 1912 - Died: 2007
Period:
21st century
20th century
Place of birth: France
France

To have suffered oneself makes one much more understanding of others' suffering.




Translation

Translation

(French)



French
Avoir souffert rend tellement plus perméable à la souffrance des autres.




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Do not wait to be perfect to start something good.





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Simplicity can only exist in what is true.












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