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Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues

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Biography - Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues:

French writer and moralist.
Born: 1715 - Died: 1747
Period:
18th century
Place of birth: France
France

The counsels of old age give light without heat, like the sun in winter.


The counsels of old age give light without heat, like the sun in winter.

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Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Les conseils de la vieillesse éclairent sans échauffer, comme le soleil d'hiver.

German
Die Ratschläge der Alten senden Licht, ohne zu wärmen, wie die Wintersonne.




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What experience and history teach is this — that people and governments never have learned anything from history, or acted on principles deduced from it.




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