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Pierre Corneille

Quote of Pierre Corneille - In the happiness of others I...

Biography - Pierre Corneille:

French dramatist.
Born: 1606 - Died: 1684
17th century
Place of birth: France

In the happiness of others I seek my own.





(French, German)

Dans le bonheur d'autrui, je cherche mon bonheur.

Im Glück der andern suche ich mein eignes.

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

Whoever is happy will make others happy too.

Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself.

To love is to will the good of the other.

Humankind has become so much one family that we cannot ensure our own prosperity except by ensuring that of everyone else. If you wish to be happy yourself, you must resign yourself to seeing others also happy.

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

Quotes for: happiness


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.

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.

Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.

We should laugh before being happy, for fear of dying without having laughed.

Quotes for: others


Quotes about others:

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.

Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them.

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


Pierre Corneille also said...

For souls nobly born valor doesn't await the passing of years.

Time is a great master; it regulates things well.

The manner of giving is worth more than the gift.

Learn to know yourself, and descend into yourself.

Every man of courage is a man of his word.

He who controls himself once can always control himself.

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