To shun one's cross is to make it heavier.
Quote by Henri Frederic Amiel
Henri Frederic Amiel Quotes
Work while you have the light. You are responsible for the talent that has been...
It is by teaching that we teach ourselves, by relating that we observe, by affirming...
Clever people will recognize and tolerate nothing but cleverness.
The best path through life is the highway.
It is not what he had, or even what he does which expresses the worth...
Pure truth cannot be assimilated by the crowd; it must be communicated by contagion.
Common sense is the measure of the possible.
Democracy is the name we give to the people each time we need them
Action and faith enslave thought, both of them in order not be troubled or inconvenienced...
Democracy means despair of finding any heroes to govern you, and contented putting up with...
Order is power.
Learn to... be what you are, and learn to resign with a good grace all...
Learn to limit yourself; to content yourself with some definite work; dare to be what...
I do not deny the rights of democracy, but I have no illusions as to...
Cleverness is serviceable for everything, sufficient for nothing
Heroism is the brilliant triumph of the soul over the flesh, that is to say...
Every life is a profession of faith, and exercises an inevitable and silent influence.
To live we must conquer incessantly, we must have the courage to be happy.
Blessed be childhood, which brings down something of heaven into the midst of our rough...
So long as a person is capable of self-renewal they are a living being.