Henri Frederic Amiel Quotes


62 Henri Frederic Amiel quotes:



"Action and faith enslave thought, both of them in order not be troubled or inconvenienced by reflection, criticism, and doubt."
Author: Amiel Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"Action is coarsened thought; thought becomes concrete, obscure, and unconscious."
Author: Amiel Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"For purposes of action nothing is more useful than narrowness of thought combined with energy of will."
Author: Amiel Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"A lively, disinterested, persistent liking for truth is extraordinarily rare. Action and faith enslave thought, both of them in order not to be troubled or inconvenienced by reflection, criticism or doubt."
Author: Amiel Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"Life is short. Be swift to love! Make haste to be kind!"
Author: Amiel Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"For purposes of action nothing is more useful than narrowness of thought combined with energy of will"
Author: Amiel Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"I'm not interested in age. People who tell me their age are silly. You're as old as you feel."
"Man becomes man only by his intelligence, but he is man only by his heart."
Author: Amiel Quotes Category: Intelligence And Intellectuals Quotes Swiss Philosopher Quotes
"To know how to grow old is the master work of wisdom, and one of the most difficult chapters in the great art of living."
"To know how to suggest is the art of teaching."
Author: Amiel Quotes Category: Education Quotes
"Our duty is to be useful, not according to our desires, but according to our powers."
Author: Amiel Quotes Category: Duty Quotes Swiss Philosopher Quotes
"The best path through life is the highway."
Author: Amiel Quotes Category: Direction Quotes
"True love is that which ennobles the personality, fortifies the heart, and sanctifies the existence."
Author: Amiel Quotes Category: Existence Quotes
"Every life is a profession of faith and exercises an inevitable and silent influence."
Author: Amiel Quotes Category: Faith Quotes
"In every loving woman there is a priestess of the past -- a pious guardian of some affection, of which the object has disappeared."
"Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves."
"We must have the courage to be happy"
Author: Amiel Quotes Category: Courage Quotes
"Tears are the symbol of the inability of the soul to restrain its emotion and retain its self command."
Author: Amiel Quotes Category: Emotions Quotes Tears Quotes
"Liberty, equality - bad principles! The only true principle for humanity is justice; and justice to the feeble is protection and kindness."
Author: Amiel Quotes Category: Equality Quotes
"To marry unequally is to suffer equally."



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