Amin Maalouf Quote

Our ancestors derived less from life than we do, but they also expected much less and were less intent on controlling the future. We are of the arrogant generations who believe a lasting happiness was promised to us at birth. Promised? By whom?


Origins: A Memoir (ed. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008) - ISBN: 9781429953634

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Our ancestors derived less from life than we do, but they also expected much less and were less intent on controlling the future. We are of the...

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Our ancestors derived less from life than we do, but they also expected much less and were less intent on controlling the future. We are of the...

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Our ancestors derived less from life than we do, but they also expected much less and were less intent on controlling the future. We are of the...

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Our ancestors derived less from life than we do, but they also expected much less and were less intent on controlling the future. We are of the...