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Guy de Maupassant

Quote of Guy de Maupassant - Who knows? How odd and fickle...


Biography - Guy de Maupassant:

French writer.
Born: 1850 - Died: 1893
Period:
19th century
Place of birth: France
France

Who knows? How odd and fickle is life ! How little is needed to ruin or rescue us !




Translation

Translation

(French)



French
Qui sait ? Comme la vie est singulière, changeante ! Comme il faut peu de choses pour vous perdre ou vous sauver !




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One word and all is saved
One word and all is lost.


Nothing is indifferent, nothing is powerless in the universe; an atom can dissolve everything, an atom can save everything




Quotes for: life


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As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
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Man arrives a novice at every age of life.
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A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.
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There is more to life than increasing its speed.
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To live means to love, but above all, to love life.
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Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
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Quotes for: change


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Quotes about change:


Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
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The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.
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Change alone is the constant.
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They change the sky, not their soul, who run across the sea.
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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.
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To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.
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With most people the heart grows old with the body.
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The heart has mysteries which no reasoning can penetrate.
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The simplest of women are wonderful liars who can extricate themselves from the most difficult dilemmas with a skill bordering on genius.
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It is better to be unhappy in love than unhappy in marriage, but some people manage to be both.
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Patriotism is a kind of religion it is the egg from which wars are hatched.
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