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Jean Vanier (born in Geneva, Switzerland) is a famous Philosopher from Canada, he is still alive and was born September 10, 1928.


Jean Vanier is a Canadian philosopher and humanitarian activst. He is the founder of L'Arche, an international organization that establishes communities where people with developmental together with persons assisting them.

In the 1960s he created the first community in France, and many communities around the world were established. In 2010 there were 137, located in approximately 40 different countries.

He has a large part of his life in the character set of people who have become marginalized by society. For this he received much recognition in Canada and France, but also many international prizes for his turn.

He has numerous books to his name and often occurs in radio programs and documentaries. Some titles are In Weakness, Strength and Tears of Silence.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac virgo, who is known for Analyzing, Practical, Reflective, Observation, Thoughtful. Our collection contains 4 quotes who is written / told by Jean.

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Famous quotes by Jean Vanier (4)

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"Growth begins when we begin to accept our own weakness"
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"Life is a succession of crises and moments when we have to rediscover who we are and what we really want"
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"Community begins in mystery and ends in administration. Leaders move away from people and into paper"
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"Envy comes from people's ignorance of, or lack of belief in, their own gifts"