Materialism coarsens and petrifies everything, making everything vulgar, and every truth false.
Quote by Henri Frederic Amiel
Henri Frederic Amiel Quotes
Women wish to be loved without a why or a wherefore; not because they are...
True love is that which ennobles the personality, fortifies the heart, and sanctifies the existence.
It is not what he had, or even what he does which expresses the worth...
Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist...
Music is harmony, harmony is perfection, perfection is our dream, and our dream is heaven
The best path through life is the highway.
To know how to suggest is the great art of teaching. To attain it we...
Truth is not only violated by falsehood; it may be equally outraged by silence
To marry unequally is to suffer equally.
Charm: the quality in others that makes us more satisfied with ourselves.
Clever people will recognize and tolerate nothing but cleverness.
Woman is the salvation or the destruction of the family. She carries its destiny in...
The fire which enlightens is the same fire which consumes.
Conquering any difficulty always gives one a secret joy, for it means pushing back a...
The only substance properly so called is the soul.
Learn to... be what you are, and learn to resign with a good grace all...
Order is power.
Life is short and we have never too much time for gladdening the hearts of...
A lover, when he is admitted to cards, ought to be solemnly silent, and observe...
Love makes the wildest spirit tame, and the tamest spirit wild.
''A drop of honey catches more flies than a gallon of gal.'' So with men....