Tell me what you feel in your room when the full moon is shining in upon you and your lamp is dying out, and I will tell you how old you are, and I shall know if you are happy.
Quote by Henri Frederic Amiel
Henri Frederic Amiel Quotes
Any landscape is a condition of the spirit.
To live we must conquer incessantly, we must have the courage to be happy.
In health there is freedom. Health is the first of all liberties.
Doing easily what others find difficult is talent; doing what is impossible for others is...
There is no respect for others without humility in one's self.
I'm not interested in age. People who tell me their age are silly. You're as...
All we need is the truth in our hand. Someone to call a friend. Never...
He who asks of life nothing but the improvement of his own nature... is less...
Sympathy is the first condition of criticism.
Self-interest is but the survival of the animal in us. Humanity only begins for man...
Action is coarsened thought; thought becomes concrete, obscure, and unconscious.
Common sense is calculation applied to life.
Women wish to be loved without a why or a wherefore; not because they are...
Charm: the quality in others that makes us more satisfied with ourselves.
In every loving woman there is a priestess of the past -- a pious guardian...
Learn to limit yourself; to content yourself with some definite work; dare to be what...
Man becomes man only by his intelligence, but he is man only by his heart.
For purposes of action nothing is more useful than narrowness of thought combined with energy...
It is by teaching that we teach ourselves, by relating that we observe, by affirming...
Every life is a profession of faith, and exercises an inevitable and silent influence.