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Materialism coarsens and petrifies everything, making everything vulgar, and every truth false.

Materialism coarsens and petrifies everything, making everything vulgar, and every truth false.

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The man who has no inner life is the slave of his surroundings.

The man who has no inner life is the slave of his surroundings.

by Henri Frederic Amiel Found in: Life Quotes,
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Man becomes man only by his intelligence, but he is man only by his heart.

Man becomes man only by his intelligence, but he is man only by his heart.

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To win true peace, a man needs to feel himself directed, pardoned, and sustained by a supreme power, to feel read more

To win true peace, a man needs to feel himself directed, pardoned, and sustained by a supreme power, to feel himself in the right road, at the point where God would have him be - in order with God and the universe. This faith gives strength and calm.

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To know how to grow old is the master work of wisdom, and one of the most difficult chapters in read more

To know how to grow old is the master work of wisdom, and one of the most difficult chapters in the great art of living.

by Henri Frederic Amiel Found in: Age Quotes,
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There is no respect for others without humility in one's self.

There is no respect for others without humility in one's self.

by Henri Frederic Amiel Found in: Respect Quotes,
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Doing easily what others find difficult is talent; doing what is impossible for talent is genius.

Doing easily what others find difficult is talent; doing what is impossible for talent is genius.

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Conquering any difficulty always gives one a secret joy, for it means pushing back a boundary-line and adding to one's read more

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

by Henri Frederic Amiel Found in: Secrets Quotes,
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Destiny has two ways of crushing us -- by refusing our wishes and by fulfilling them.

Destiny has two ways of crushing us -- by refusing our wishes and by fulfilling them.

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Sacrifice, which is the passion of great souls, has never been the law of societies.

Sacrifice, which is the passion of great souls, has never been the law of societies.

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