Democracy means despair of finding any heroes to govern you, and contented putting up with the want of them
Quote by Henri Frederic Amiel
Work while you have the light. You are responsible for the talent that has been...
To live we must conquer incessantly, we must have the courage to be happy.
In every loving woman there is a priestess of the past - a pious guardian...
Democracy means despair of finding any heroes to govern you, and contented putting up with...
Truth is not only violated by falsehood; it may be equally outraged by silence
Society lives by faith, and develops by science.
The test of every religious, political, or educational system is the man that it forms.
Doing easily what others find difficult is talent; doing what is impossible for others is...
Charm is the quality in others, that makes us more satisfied with ourselves.
Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist...
It is by teaching that we teach ourselves, by relating that we observe, by affirming...
Conquering any difficulty always gives one a secret joy, for it means pushing back a...
Thought is a kind of opium; it can intoxicate us, while still broad awake; it...
Woman is the salvation or the destruction of the family. She carries its destiny in...
The best path through life is the highway.
The man who insists upon seeing with perfect clearness before he decides, never decides. Accept...
To marry unequally is to suffer equally.
Pure truth cannot be assimilated by the crowd; it must be communicated by contagion.
Only by examining our personal biases can we truly grow as artists; only by cultivating...
I'm going to speak my mind because I have nothing to lose.