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Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues

Quote of Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - There are no contradictions in nature....


Biography - Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues:

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


Note 

Note




Source: Reflexions and Maxims

Wikisource - Œuvres de Vauvenargues (fr) 




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Il n’y a point de contradictions dans la nature.

German
Es gibt keinen Widerspruch in der Natur.




See also 

See also...



Nature never breaks her own laws.

Whatsoever is contrary to nature is contrary to reason, and whatsoever is contrary to reason is absurd.

Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.

Reason misleads us more often than nature.




Quotes for: nature


Quotes

Quotes about nature:


Painters understand nature and love her and teach us to see.





Truly, art is embedded in nature; he who can extract it, has it.





Man is but a reed, the most feeble thing in nature, but he is a thinking reed.





Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.





Nature is not only all that is visible to the eye... it also includes the inner pictures of the soul.





Nature never said to me: Do not be poor; still less did she say: Be rich; her cry to me was always: Be independent.











Quotes

Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues also said...


No man is weak by choice.





Consciousness of our powers augments them.





The usual pretext of those who make others unhappy is that they do it for their own good.





Great thoughts come from the heart.





The storms of youth occur between days of brilliant sunshine.





Few maxims are true in every respect.












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