Frédéric Lenoir


Born
in Madagascar
June 03, 1962

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3 June 1962. Birth in Madagascar.

1964. His parents return to France and move to the country to raise their four children, born in Morocco and Madagascar.

1970-1979. He moves to Paris. An unruly student, he is particularly ill-disposed to doing schoolwork and is sent to three different lycées (Victor Duruy, Buffon, Camille Sée). As a teenager he reads Hesse and Dostoyevsky, kindling his interest in existential questions. At 15 he develops a passion for philosophy after reading Plato’s Dialogues, and in astrology from reading books by André Barbault.

1980-1985. The Swiss psychologist Carl Gustav Jung has a profound effect on his intellectual direction, triggering a desire to study mankind’s great myths and religions. After an early fascination
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“Exister est un fait, vivre est un art. Tout le chemin de la vie, c’est passer de l’ignorance à la connaissance, de la peur à l’amour.”
Frédéric Lenoir, Petit traité de vie intérieure
tags: vivre

“Don’t seek that all that comes about should come about as you wish, but wish that everything that comes about should come about just as it does, and then you will have a calm and happy life,”
Frédéric Lenoir, Happiness: A Philosopher's Guide

“Y a-t-il au monde un bien plus précieux que l'amitié ?
Cet amour désintéressé qui ne souhaite que le bonheur de l'ami et ne cesse de se réjouir de sa présence ?”
Frédéric Lenoir, Coeur de cristal

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