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Citations célèbres

Nous connaissons tous des citations de personnalités célèbres dans nos propres langues et cultures. Mais combien en connaissons-nous d’ailleurs dans d'autres langues ? Voici l'occasion de découvrir la sagesse, les vérités (ou demi-vérités !), la créativité, l'humour et parfois le cynisme d'un grand nombre de cultures et de langues, ainsi que leurs origines. Avez-vous une citation favorite ? Nous serions ravis que vous nous en fassiez part !
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105

Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else.

Par Margaret Mead, cultural anthropologist


98

You can never understand one language until you understand at least two.

Par Geoffrey Willans, English writer and journalist


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I have nothing to declare but my genius!  

Par Oscar Wilde
Oscar Wilde was not known for his modesty! This is, reputedly, Wilde's response to an offical who asked him if he had anything to declare at a customs control in New York in 1882.


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My wallpaper and I are fighting a duel to the death. One or the other of us has to go.  

Par Oscar Wilde
Said by Oscar Wilde who near the end of his life was debt-ridden and ill and his shabby accommodation in Paris did not meet with his aesthetic standards.


106

Life is what happens when you're busy making other plans.

Par attributed to John Lennon
Although the quote is often attributed to John Lennon, it was reputedly first used in 1957 in an issue of Reader’s Digest by a man named Allen Saunders.


100

Nothing is impossible, the word itself says I'm possible.

Par Audrey Hepburn, actress and humanitarian


104

I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.

Par Douglas Adams, The Salmon of Doubt


79

There is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.

Par Oscar Wilde
In his book "The Picture of Dorian Gray".


99

The limits of my language mean the limits of my world.

Par Ludwig Wittgenstein, Austrian-British philosopher


93

I can never wear beige because nobody will know who I am.

Par Queen Elizabeth II