Henri Frederic Amiel Quotes


62 Henri Frederic Amiel quotes:



"Truth is not only violated by falsehood; it may be equally outraged by silence"
Author: Amiel Quotes Category: Falsehood Quotes
"Our systems, perhaps, are nothing more than an unconscious apology for our faults --a gigantic scaffolding whose object is to hide from us our favorite sin."
Author: Amiel Quotes Category: Belief Quotes Swiss Philosopher Quotes
"Common sense is calculation applied to life."
Author: Amiel Quotes Category: Common Sense Quotes
"Common sense is the measure of the possible; it is composed of experience and prevision; it is calculation applied to life."
Author: Amiel Quotes Category: Common Sense Quotes
"Pure truth cannot be assimilated by the crowd; it must be communicated by contagion."
"True humility is contentment."
Author: Amiel Quotes Category: Contentment Quotes Swiss Philosopher Quotes
"Destiny has two ways of crushing us -- by refusing our wishes and by fulfilling them."
"Woman is the salvation or the destruction of the family. She carries its destiny in the folds of her mantle."
Author: Amiel Quotes Category: Destiny Quotes Swiss Philosopher Quotes
"Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts."
Author: Amiel Quotes Category: Appreciation Quotes
"Charm is the quality in others that makes us more satisfied with ourselves."
Author: Amiel Quotes Category: Charming Quotes Swiss Philosopher Quotes
"Cleverness is serviceable for everything, sufficient for nothing"
Author: Amiel Quotes Category: Cleverness Quotes
"Cleverness is serviceable for everything, sufficient for nothing."
Author: Amiel Quotes Category: Cleverness Quotes
"Doing easily what others find difficult is talent; doing what is impossible for talent is genius."
Author: Amiel Quotes Category: Genius 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."
"Self-interest is but the survival of the animal in us. Humanity only begins for man with self-surrender."
Author: Amiel Quotes Category: Humanity Quotes Self-interest Quotes
"Without passion man is a mere latent force and possibility, like the flint which awaits the shock of the iron before it can give forth its spark"
Author: Amiel Quotes Category: Force Quotes
"Great men are true men, the men in whom nature has succeeded. They are not extraordinary -- they are in the true order. It is the other species of men who are not what they ought to be."
Author: Amiel Quotes Category: Greatness Quotes
"Every life is a profession of faith, and exercises an inevitable and silent influence."
Author: Amiel Quotes Category: Influence Quotes
"Clever people will recognize and tolerate nothing but cleverness."
"In health there is freedom. Health is the first of all liberties."
Author: Amiel Quotes Category: Freedom Quotes Swiss Philosopher Quotes



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