Democracy means despair of finding any heroes to govern you, and contented putting up with the want of them
Quote by Henri Frederic Amiel
To win true peace, a man needs to feel himself directed, pardoned, and sustained by...
To shun one's cross is to make it heavier.
A lively, disinterested, persistent liking for truth is extraordinarily rare. Action and faith enslave thought,...
It is by teaching that we teach ourselves, by relating that we observe, by affirming...
Truth is not only violated by falsehood; it may be equally outraged by silence
Order is a great person's need and their true well being.
Any landscape is a condition of the spirit.
Common sense is calculation applied to life.
Learn to... be what you are, and learn to resign with a good grace all...
Every life is a profession of faith and exercises an inevitable and silent influence.
Everything you need for better future and success has already been written. And guess what?...
In health there is freedom. Health is the first of all liberties.
The fire which enlightens is the same fire which consumes.
Clever people will recognize and tolerate nothing but cleverness.
To live we must conquer incessantly, we must have the courage to be happy.
The man who insists upon seeing with perfect clearness before he decides, never decides. Accept...
I'm not interested in age. People who tell me their age are silly. You're as...
Work while you have the light. You are responsible for the talent that has been...
Mozart has the classic purity of light and the blue ocean; Beethoven the romantic grandeur...
Our systems, perhaps, are nothing more than an unconscious apology for our faults, a gigantic...