Frases de Alain de Botton

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Alain de Botton

Fecha de nacimiento: 20. Diciembre 1969
Otros nombres:Alan de Botton,آلن دو باتن

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Alain de Botton es un escritor, filósofo y vlogger suizo.[1]​ Sus libros discuten diversos temas desde un punto de vista filosófico, acentuando su relevancia en relación con la vida cotidiana. En agosto de 2008, se convirtió en miembro fundador de una nueva institución educativa en el centro de Londres llamada The School of Life. En mayo de 2009, participó también en la creación de una nueva institución de arquitectura denominada Living Architecture.[2]​[3]​ Alain de Botton tiene las nacionalidades suiza y británica, y reside en Londres .

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Frases Alain de Botton

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„So it’s all about trying to find the best fit between your talents and what the world can offer at that point in time.“

— Alain de Botton
Context: I think where people tend to end up results from a combination of encouragement, accident, and lucky break, etc. etc. Like many others, my career happened like it did because certain doors opened and certain doors closed. You know, at a certain point I thought it would be great to make film documentaries. Well, in fact, I found that to be incredibly hard and very expensive to do and I didn’t really have the courage to keep battling away at that. In another age, I might have been an academic in a university, if the university system had been different. So it’s all about trying to find the best fit between your talents and what the world can offer at that point in time. As quoted in "The Art of Connection – A Conversation with Alain de Botton" by Kim Nagy in Wild River Review (19 November 2007).

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„We should not feel embarrassed by our difficulties, only by our failure to grow anything beautiful from them.“

— Alain de Botton
Context: To cut out every negative root would simultaneously mean choking off positive elements that might arise from it further up the stem of the plant. We should not feel embarrassed by our difficulties, only by our failure to grow anything beautiful from them. Chapter VI, Consolation For Difficulties, p. 228.

„I think where people tend to end up results from a combination of encouragement, accident, and lucky break, etc. etc. Like many others, my career happened like it did because certain doors opened and certain doors closed.“

— Alain de Botton
Context: I think where people tend to end up results from a combination of encouragement, accident, and lucky break, etc. etc. Like many others, my career happened like it did because certain doors opened and certain doors closed. You know, at a certain point I thought it would be great to make film documentaries. Well, in fact, I found that to be incredibly hard and very expensive to do and I didn’t really have the courage to keep battling away at that. In another age, I might have been an academic in a university, if the university system had been different. So it’s all about trying to find the best fit between your talents and what the world can offer at that point in time. As quoted in "The Art of Connection – A Conversation with Alain de Botton" by Kim Nagy in Wild River Review (19 November 2007).

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