Henri-Frédéric Amiel Top 10 Quotes

There is no curing a sick man who believes himself to be in health.
Henri-Frédéric Amiel (The Journal Intime, 1877)
Truth is the secret of eloquence and of virtue, the basis of moral authority; it is the highest summit of art and life.
Henri-Frédéric Amiel
We only understand that which already is within us.
Henri-Frédéric Amiel (The Journal Intime, 1866)
The fire which enlightens is also the fire which consumes.
Henri-Frédéric Amiel (The Journal Intime, 1851)
To do easily what is difficult for others is the mark of talent. To do what is impossible for talent is the mark of genius.
Henri-Frédéric Amiel (The Journal Intime, 1856)
The best path through life is the high road, which initiates us at the right moment into all experience.
Henri-Frédéric Amiel (The Journal Intime, 1873)
The man who has no inner life is the slave of his surroundings
Henri-Frédéric Amiel (The Journal Intime)
To live we must conquer incessantly, we must have the courage to be happy.
Henri-Frédéric Amiel
Every life has its potentiality of greatness.
Henri-Frédéric Amiel (The Journal Intime, 1848)
Life is short and we have never too much time for gladdening the hearts of those who are travelling the dark journey with us. Oh be swift to love, make haste to be kind.
Henri-Frédéric Amiel (The Journal Intime, 1868)
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Henri-Frédéric Amiel Biography

Born: September 27, 1821
Died: May 11, 1881

Henri-Frédéric Amiel was a Swiss philosopher and poet. He is best known for his private journal and for his several volumes of poetry.

Notable Works

The Journal Intime (1882)

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