Facts about Maurice Maeterlinck

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Maurice Maeterlinck was a famous Dramatist from Belgium, who lived between August 29, 1862 and June 6, 1949. He/she became 86 years old.

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He/she is born under the zodiac virgo, who is known for Analyzing, Practical, Reflective, Observation, Thoughtful. Our collection contains 19 quotes who is written / told by Maurice, under the main topics: Death, Happiness.

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Famous quotes by Maurice Maeterlinck (19)


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"Our reason may prove what it will: our reason is only a feeble ray that has issued from Nature"
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"To be happy is only to have freed one's soul from the unrest of unhappiness"
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"They believe that nothing will happen because they have closed their doors"
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"At every crossroads on the path that leads to the future, tradition has placed 10,000 men to guard the past"
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"All our knowledge merely helps us to die a more painful death than animals that know nothing"
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"We possess only the happiness we are able to understand"
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"When we lose one we love, our bitterest tears are called forth by the memory of hours when we loved not enough"
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"No great inner event befalls those who summon it not"
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"Many a happiness in life, as many a disaster, can be due to chance, but the peace within us can never be governed by chance"
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"How strangely do we diminish a thing as soon as we try to express it in words"
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"An act of goodness is of itself an act of happiness. No reward coming after the event can compare with the sweet reward that went with it"
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"We are never the same with others as when we are alone. We are different, even when we are in the dark with them"
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"Remember that happiness is as contagious as gloom. It should be the first duty of those who are happy to let others know of their gladness"
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"All our knowledge merely helps us to die a more painful death than animals that know nothing"
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"Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves"
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"Do we not all spend the greater part of our lives under the shadow of an event that has not yet come to pass?"
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"Happiness is rarely absent; it is we that know not of its presence"
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"A truth that disheartens because it is true is of more value than the most stimulating of falsehoods"
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"It is not from reason that justice springs, but goodness is born of wisdom"


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