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It's easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled.”
Mark Twain - Quotation of uncertain originTranslations available
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If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.”
Seneca - Epistulae morales ad LuciliumTranslations available
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If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.

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In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.”
Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama Translations available
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Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.”
Winston ChurchillTranslations available
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Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.”
Leo TolstoyTranslations available
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I think my opinions are good and sound, but who does not think the same of his own?”
Michel de Montaigne - EssaysTranslations available
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I am rich in the goods that I can do without.”
Louis Vigée - PoésiesTranslations available
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Love truth, but pardon error.”
Voltaire - Discourse in Verse on Man - on FreedomTranslations available
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Love truth, but pardon error.

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To be happy, we must consider the happiness of another.”
Gaston Bachelard - La Psychanalyse du feuTranslations available
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Pessimism comes from the temperament, optimism from the will.”
Émile-Auguste Chartier, known as Alain - Propos sur le bonheurTranslations available
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I dare to believe that inner joy has some secret power to win the favour of fortune.”
René Descartes - Correspondance avec ÉlisabethTranslations available
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The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.”
Michel de Montaigne - EssaysTranslations available
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Science without conscience is only ruin of the soul.”
François Rabelais - Gargantua and PantagruelTranslations available
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Science without conscience is only ruin of the soul.

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To live means to love, but above all, to love life.”
Blanche PiersonTranslations available
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Hope stole into my heart against my will.”
Jean Racine - PhèdreTranslations available
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Hope stole into my heart against my will.

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It is not so much our friends' help that helps us, as the confidence of their help.”
EpicurusTranslations available
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In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes; so with present time.”
Leonardo da VinciTranslations available
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In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes; so with present time.

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Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.”
Ludwig WittgensteinTranslations available
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In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.”
Albert Camus - L'ÉtéTranslations available
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In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.

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Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones.”
SenecaTranslations available
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There is more to life than increasing its speed.”
Mahatma GandhiTranslations available
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Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.”
ConfuciusTranslations available
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If you don't know where you are going any road can take you there.”
Lewis CarrollTranslations available
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If you don't know where you are going any road can take you there.

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Happiness is not easily won; it is hard to find it in ourselves and impossible to find it elsewhere.”
Nicolas Chamfort - Maximes et penséesTranslations available
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In all things it is better to hope than to despair.”
Johann Wolfgang von GoetheTranslations available
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Human wisdom consists in a knowledge of the order in which it is profitable to know things;”
Leo TolstoyTranslations available
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A great part of progress consists in the desire to make progress.”
Seneca - Epistulae morales ad LuciliumTranslations available
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All of us harbour in ourselves hidden gardens and plantations;”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - The Joyful ScienceTranslations available
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The language of truth is simple.”
Seneca - Epistulae morales ad LuciliumTranslations available
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Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of its brevity.”
Jean de La Bruyere - Les CaractèresTranslations available
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