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Alphonse de Lamartine

Quote of Alphonse de Lamartine - I am the fellow citizen of...


Biography - Alphonse de Lamartine:

French writer, poet and politician.
Born: 1790 - Died: 1869
Period:
19th century
18th century
Place of birth: France
France

I am the fellow citizen of every being that thinks; my country is Truth.



Note 

Note




Source: La Marseillaise de la Paix. — Réponse à M Becker

Wikisource - Œuvres complètes de Lamartine (fr) 




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Je suis concitoyen de toute âme qui pense :
La vérité, c'est mon pays.


German
Ich bin Mitbürger jedes denkenden Menschen: mein Land ist die Wahrheit.




See also 

See also...



Great artists have no country.

Science and art belong to the whole world, and before them vanish the barriers of nationality.

Philosophy is properly Home-sickness; the wish to be everywhere at home.




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 for: truth


Quotes

Quotes for: truth


Truth prevails only to the extent that we successfully assert it. The victory of reason can only be the victory of rational people.





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





Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.





Love truth, but pardon error.





The language of truth is simple.





Conformity of the intellect to the things.











Quotes

Alphonse de Lamartine also said...


We admire the world through what we love.





Miss one person and the world seems empty.





Utopias are often just premature truths.





There is no man more complete than the one who travelled a lot, who changed the shape of his thoughts and his life twenty times.





Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.





Grief knits two hearts in closer bonds than happiness ever can and common sufferings are far stronger links than common joys.












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