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Henri-Frederic Amiel
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...happiness gives us the energy which is the basis of health.
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Henri-Frédéric Amiel
Action and faith enslave thought, both of them in order not to be troubled or inconvenienced by reflection, criticism and doubt.
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Henri-Frédéric Amiel
All appears to change when we change.
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Henri-Frédéric Amiel
An error is the more dangerous the more truth it contains.
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Henri-Frédéric Amiel
Charm is the quality in others that makes us more satisfied with ourselves.
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Henri-Frédéric Amiel
For purposes of action nothing is more useful than narrowness of thought combined with energy of will.
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Henri-Frédéric Amiel
Great men are true men, the men in whom nature has succeeded. They are not extraordinary - they are in the true order. It is the other species of men who are not what they ought to be.
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Henri-Frederic Amiel
Hope is only the love of life.
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Henri-Frédéric Amiel
Learn to limit yourself, to content yourself with some definite thing, and 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.
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Henri-Frédéric Amiel
Liberty, equality - bad principles! The only true principle for humanity is justice; and justice to the feeble is protection and kindness.
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Henri-Frédéric Amiel
Nothing is more characteristic of a man than the mann in which he behaves toward fools.
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Henri-Frédéric Amiel
The man who insists on seeing with perfect clearness before he decides, never decides.
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Henri-Frédéric Amiel
The test of every religious, political, or educational system is the man that it forms.
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Henri-Frédéric Amiel
Truth is the secret of eloquence and of virtue, the basis of moral authority; it is the highest summit of art and life.
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Henri-Frédéric Amiel
Work while you have the light. You are responsible for the talent that has been entrusted to you.
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Henri-Frédéric Amiel
You desire to know the art of living, my friend? It is contained in one phrase: make use of suffering.
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Henri-Frédéric Amiel

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