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Jean de La Bruyere

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Biography - Jean de La Bruyere:

French philosopher and moralist.
Born: 1645 - Died: 1696
Period:
17th century
Place of birth: France
France
Source: Les Caractères

Quote

Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of its brevity.
Jean de La Bruyere - Les Caractères




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Ceux qui emploient mal leur temps sont les premiers à se plaindre de sa brièveté.”
Jean de La Bruyere - Les Caractères

German
Diejenigen, die ihre Zeit schlecht nutzen, beschweren sich als Erste über deren Kürze.”
Jean de La Bruyere - Les Caractères




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Sadness flies away on the wings of time.”
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We should laugh before being happy, for fear of dying without having laughed.”
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If it be true that a man is rich who wants nothing, a wise man is a very rich man.”
Jean de La Bruyere - Les Caractères
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Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.”
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We can recognize the dawn and the decline of love by the uneasiness we feel when alone together.”
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All of our unhappiness comes from our inability to be alone.”
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All is said, we have come too late; for more than seven thousand years there have been men, thinking.”
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