Quotes by Henri-Frédéric Amiel

Henri-Frédéric Amiel

Henri-Frédéric Amiel

Swiss philosopher and poet

Alive from: 1821-1881

Category: Philosophers | Poets (Contemporary) | CountryFranstalig Zwitserland

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    So long as a person is capable of self-renewal they are a living being.
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    Society lives by faith, and develops by science.
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    Sympathy is the first condition of criticism.
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    Tears are the symbol of the inability of the soul to restrain its emotion and retain its self command.
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    Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts.
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    The best path through life is the highway.
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    The fire which enlightens is the same fire which consumes.
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    The man who insists upon seeing with perfect clearness before he decides, never decides. Accept life, and you must accept regret.
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    The only substance properly so called is the soul.
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    The test of every religious, political, or educational system is the man that it forms.
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    There is no respect for others without humility in one's self.
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    Thought is a kind of opium; it can intoxicate us, while still broad awake; it can make transparent the mountains and everything that exists.
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    To depersonalize man is the dominant drift of our times.
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    To do easily what is difficult for others is the mark of talent. To do what is impossible for talent is the mark of genius.
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    To know how to suggest is the great art of teaching. To attain it we must be able to guess what will interest; we must learn to read the childish soul as we might a piece of music. Then, by simply changing the key, we keep up the attraction and vary the song.
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