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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    To live we must conquer incessantly, we must have the courage to be happy.
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    To marry unequally is to suffer equally.
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    To shun one's cross is to make it heavier.
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    Truth is the secret of eloquence and of virtue, the basis of moral authority; it is the highest summit of art and life.
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    Uncertainty is the refuge of hope.
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    We are never more discontented with others than when we are discontented with ourselves.
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    We become actors without realizing it, and actors without wanting to.
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    What we call little things are merely the causes of great things; they are the beginning, the embryo, and it is the point of departure which, generally speaking, decides the whole future of an existence. One single black speck may be the beginning of a gangrene, of a storm, of a revolution.
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    Will localizes us; thought universalizes us.
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    Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.
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    Work while you have the light. You are responsible for the talent that has been entrusted to you.
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    You desire to know the art of living, my friend? It is contained in one phrase: make use of suffering.
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    Action and faith enslave thought, both of them in order not be troubled or inconvenienced by reflection, criticism, and doubt.
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    Analysis kills spontaneity. The grain once ground into flour springs and germinates no more.
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    Action is coarsened thought; thought becomes concrete, obscure, and unconscious.
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