Conquering any difficulty always gives one a secret joy, for it means pushing back a boundary-line and adding to one's liberty.
Quote by Henri Frederic Amiel
Man becomes man only by his intelligence, but he is man only by his heart.
Materialism coarsens and petrifies everything, making everything vulgar, and every truth false.
Analysis kills spontaneity. The grain once ground into flour springs and germinates no more.
Heroism is the brilliant triumph of the soul over the flesh, that is to say...
The only substance properly so called is the soul.
If nationality is consent, the state is compulsion.
It is not what he had, or even what he does, which expresses the worth...
Learn to limit yourself; to content yourself with some definite work; dare to be what...
To do easily what is difficult for others is the mark of talent. To do...
Our duty is to be useful, not according to our desires but according to our...
True humility is contentment.
Thought is a kind of opium; it can intoxicate us, while still broad awake; it...
The man who insists upon seeing with perfect clearness before he decides, never decides. Accept...
Sacrifice, which is the passion of great souls, has never been the law of societies.
Uncertainty is the refuge of hope.
To know how to grow old is the master work of wisdom, and one of...
Conquering any difficulty always gives one a secret joy, for it means pushing back a...
To know how to suggest is the great art of teaching. To attain it we...
For purposes of action nothing is more useful than narrowness of thought combined with energy...
Every life is a profession of faith, and exercises an inevitable and silent influence.