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Pierre Corneille

Quote of Pierre Corneille - Learn to know yourself, and descend...

Biography - Pierre Corneille:

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

Learn to know yourself, and descend into yourself.



Learn to know yourself, and descend into yourself.



(French, German)

Apprends à te connaître, et descends en toi-même.

Geh in dich selbst, und lerne dich erkennen.

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Observe what your nature requires of you.

"Know yourself" is the whole of science. Only at the end of the perception of all things will man have recognized himself. For things are only the borders of man.

One must know oneself. If this does not serve to discover truth, it at least serves as a rule of life, and there is nothing better.

Quotes for: oneself


Quotes about oneself:

Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.

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.

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.

To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.

To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.


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.

In the happiness of others I seek my own.

Every man of courage is a man of his word.

He who controls himself once can always control himself.

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