Maurice Maeterlinck Quotes

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Born: August 29, 1862, Gent, Flanders, Belgium
Birth Country: Belgium
Died: Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France, May 6, 1949
Occupation: Author

All our knowledge merely helps us to die a more painful death than animals that know nothing.
- Maurice Maeterlinck

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.
- Maurice Maeterlinck

At every crossroads on the path that leads to the future, tradition has placed 10,000 men to guard the past.
- Maurice Maeterlinck

Happiness is rarely absent it is we that know not of its presence.
- Maurice Maeterlinck

It is not from reason that justice springs, but goodness is born of wisdom.
- Maurice Maeterlinck

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.
- Maurice Maeterlinck

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.
- Maurice Maeterlinck

We are never the same with others as when we are alone. We are different, even when we are in the dark with them.
- Maurice Maeterlinck

We possess only the happiness we are able to understand.
- Maurice Maeterlinck

When we lose one we love, our bitterest tears are called forth by the memory of hours when we loved not enough.
- Maurice Maeterlinck

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