Learn to limit yourself; to content yourself with some definite work; dare to be what you are and learn to resign with a good grace all that you are not; and to believe in your own individuality.
Quote by Henri Frederic Amiel
Thought is a kind of opium; it can intoxicate us, while still broad awake; it...
Life is short and we have never too much time for gladdening the hearts of...
Women wish to be loved without a why or a wherefore; not because they are...
We are never more discontented with others than when we are discontented with ourselves.
Order is power.
To marry unequally is to suffer equally.
Sacrifice still exists everywhere, and everywhere the elect of each generation suffers for the salvation...
Self-interest is but the survival of the animal in us. Humanity only begins for man...
There is no respect for others without humility in one's self.
True humility is contentment.
The man who insists upon seeing with perfect clearness before he decides, never decides. Accept...
Cleverness is serviceable for everything, sufficient for nothing.
A belief is not true because it is useful
Music is harmony, harmony is perfection, perfection is our dream, and our dream is heaven
Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred,...
The best path through life is the highway.
The test of every religious, political, or educational system is the man that it forms.
Our systems, perhaps, are nothing more than an unconscious apology for our faults, a gigantic...
Tears are the symbol of the inability of the soul to restrain its emotion and...
We only understand that which already within us.