Thursday, September 16, 2010

Henri Frederic Amiel -

Let us be true: this is the highest maxim of art and of life, the secret of eloquence and of virtue, and of all moral authority.-Henri Amiel (1821-81) Swiss philosopher, poet and critic

The test of every religious, political, or educational system is the man that it forms. - Henri Frederic Amiel

An error is the more dangerous in proportion to the degree of truth which it contains. -Henri Frederic Amiel

Cleverness is serviceable for everything, sufficient for nothing. -Henri Frederic Amiel

Conquering any difficulty always gives one a secret joy, for it means pushing back a boundary-line and adding to one's liberty.
Henri Frederic Amiel

Every life is a profession of faith, and exercises an inevitable and silent influence. -Henri Frederic Amiel

Everything you need for better future and success has already been written. And guess what? All you have to do is go to the library. -Henri Frederic Amiel

I'm not interested in age. People who tell me their age are silly. You're as old as you feel.
Henri Frederic Amiel

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