Henri Frederic Amiel Quotes

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Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: Philosophy means the complete liberty of the mind. Philosophy means the complete liberty of the mind.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: In health there is freedom. Health is the first of all liberties. In health there is freedom. Health is the first of all liberties.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: Our greatest illusion is to believe that we are what we think ourselves to be. Our greatest illusion is to believe that we are what we think ourselves to be.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: Doubt is the accomplice of tyranny. Doubt is the accomplice of tyranny.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: When everything has its proper place in our minds, we are able to stand in equilibrium with the rest of the world. When everything has its proper place in our minds, we are able to stand in equilibrium with the rest of the world.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: Doing easily what others find difficult is talent; doing what is impossible for talent is genius. Doing easily what others find difficult is talent; doing what is impossible for talent is genius.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: Each man enters into God so much as God enters into him. Each man enters into God so much as God enters into him.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: Sacrifice, which is the passion of great souls, has never been the law of societies. Sacrifice, which is the passion of great souls, has never been the law of societies.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: Hope is only the love of life. Hope is only the love of life.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: The growth and development of the soul is more important than power and glory. The growth and development of the soul is more important than power and glory.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: Righteous ends, thus approved, absolve of guilt the most violent means. Righteous ends, thus approved, absolve of guilt the most violent means.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: We only understand that which already is within us. We only understand that which already is within us.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: The man who has no inner life is the slave of his surroundings. The man who has no inner life is the slave of his surroundings.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: Sacrifice still exists everywhere, and everywhere the elect of each generation suffers for the salvation of the rest. Sacrifice still exists everywhere, and everywhere the elect of each generation suffers for the salvation of the rest.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: He who is too much afraid of being duped has lost the power of being magnanimous. He who is too much afraid of being duped has lost the power of being magnanimous.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: Society rests upon conscience, not upon science. Society rests upon conscience, not upon science.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: Every life is a profession of faith, and exercises an inevitable and silent influence. Every life is a profession of faith, and exercises an inevitable and silent influence.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: Destiny has two ways of crushing us - by refusing our wishes and by fulfilling them. Destiny has two ways of crushing us - by refusing our wishes and by fulfilling them.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: Latent genius is but a presumption. Everything that can be, is bound to come into being, and what never comes into being is nothing. Latent genius is but a presumption. Everything that can be, is bound to come into being, and what never comes into being is nothing.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: Any landscape is a condition of the spirit. Any landscape is a condition of the spirit.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: Woman is the salvation or the destruction of the family. She carries its destiny in the folds of her mantle. Woman is the salvation or the destruction of the family. She carries its destiny in the folds of her mantle.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: The immense majority of our species are candidates for humanity, and nothing more. The immense majority of our species are candidates for humanity, and nothing more.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: Unconsciousness, spontaneity, instinct ... hold us to the earth and dictate the relatively good and useful. Unconsciousness, spontaneity, instinct ... hold us to the earth and dictate the relatively good and useful.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: Life is short and we never have enough time for the hearts of those who travel the way with us. O, be swift to love! Make haste to be kind. Life is short and we never have enough time for the hearts of those who travel the way with us. O, be swift to love! Make haste to be kind.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: Dreams are excursions into the limbo of things, a semi-deliverance from the human prison. Dreams are excursions into the limbo of things, a semi-deliverance from the human prison.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: The more a man loves, the more he suffers. The sum of possible grief for each soul is in proportion to its degree of perfection. The more a man loves, the more he suffers. The sum of possible grief for each soul is in proportion to its degree of perfection.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: Sympathy is the first condition of criticism. Sympathy is the first condition of criticism.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: Action is coarsened thought; thought becomes concrete, obscure, and unconscious. Action is coarsened thought; thought becomes concrete, obscure, and unconscious.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: Man is a passion which brings a will into play, which works an intelligence. Man is a passion which brings a will into play, which works an intelligence.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: So long as a person is capable of self-renewal they are a living being. So long as a person is capable of self-renewal they are a living being.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: A microscopic phantom of the universe; this is all that we are able to be. A microscopic phantom of the universe; this is all that we are able to be.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: Every situation is an equilibrium of forces; every life is a struggle between opposing forces working within the limits of a certain equilibrium Every situation is an equilibrium of forces; every life is a struggle between opposing forces working within the limits of a certain equilibrium
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: I'm not interested in age. People who tell me their age are silly. You're as old as you feel. I'm not interested in age. People who tell me their age are silly. You're as old as you feel.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: About Jesus we must believe no one but himself. About Jesus we must believe no one but himself.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: 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. 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.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: Great men are the real men, in them nature has succeeded. Great men are the real men, in them nature has succeeded.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: There is no curing a sick man who believes himself to be in health. There is no curing a sick man who believes himself to be in health.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: In every loving woman there is a priestess of the past - a pious guardian of some affection, of which the object has disappeared. In every loving woman there is a priestess of the past - a pious guardian of some affection, of which the object has disappeared.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: An error is the more dangerous in proportion to the degree of truth which it contains. An error is the more dangerous in proportion to the degree of truth which it contains.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: The laws of animality govern almost the whole of history. The laws of animality govern almost the whole of history.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: Only evil grows of itself, while for goodness we want effort and courage. Only evil grows of itself, while for goodness we want effort and courage.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: Happiness has no limits, because God has neither bottom nor bounds, and because happiness is nothing but the conquest of God through love. Happiness has no limits, because God has neither bottom nor bounds, and because happiness is nothing but the conquest of God through love.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: Every man is a priest, even involuntarily; his conduct is an unspoken sermon, which is forever preaching to others. Every man is a priest, even involuntarily; his conduct is an unspoken sermon, which is forever preaching to others.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: Happiness gives us the energy which is the basis of health. Happiness gives us the energy which is the basis of health.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: Knowledge, love, power-there is the complete life. Knowledge, love, power-there is the complete life.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: Music is harmony, harmony is perfection, perfection is our dream, and our dream is heaven. Music is harmony, harmony is perfection, perfection is our dream, and our dream is heaven.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves. Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: Clever people will recognize and tolerate nothing but cleverness. Clever people will recognize and tolerate nothing but cleverness.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: Doubt of the reality of love ends by making us doubt everything. Doubt of the reality of love ends by making us doubt everything.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: If man was what he ought to be, he would be adored by the animals ... If man was what he ought to be, he would be adored by the animals ...
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: True love is that which ennobles the personality, fortifies the heart, and sanctifies the existence. True love is that which ennobles the personality, fortifies the heart, and sanctifies the existence.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: Life is but a daily oscillation between revolt and submission. Life is but a daily oscillation between revolt and submission.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: Every living being seeks instinctively to complete itself. Every living being seeks instinctively to complete itself.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: The unfinished is nothing. The unfinished is nothing.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: Time is but the space between our memories; as soon as we cease to perceive this space, time has disappeared. Time is but the space between our memories; as soon as we cease to perceive this space, time has disappeared.
Henri Frederic Amiel quotes: Order is man's greatest need, and his true well-being. Order is man's greatest need, and his true well-being.