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The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings.


Henri Frederic Amiel

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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 sufferin...
HENRI-FRéDéRIC AMIEL
Nothing is more characteristic of a man than the mann in which he behaves toward fools.
HENRI-FRéDéRIC AMIEL
Action and faith enslave thought, both of them in order not to be troubled or inconvenienced by refl...
HENRI-FRéDéRIC AMIEL
To know how to suggest is the art of teaching.
HENRI-FRéDéRIC AMIEL
Liberty, equality - bad principles! The only true principle for humanity is justice; and justice to ...
HENRI-FRéDéRIC AMIEL
Work while you have the light. You are responsible for the talent that has been entrusted to you.
HENRI-FRéDéRIC AMIEL
Truth is the secret of eloquence and of virtue, the basis of moral authority; it is the highest summ...
HENRI-FRéDéRIC AMIEL
Learn to limit yourself, to content yourself with some definite thing, and some definite work; dare ...
HENRI-FRéDéRIC AMIEL
The man who insists on seeing with perfect clearness before he decides, never decides.
HENRI-FRéDéRIC AMIEL
Charm is the quality in others that makes us more satisfied with ourselves.
HENRI-FRéDéRIC AMIEL
Hope is only the love of life.
HENRI-FRéDéRIC AMIEL
...happiness gives us the energy which is the basis of health.
HENRI-FRéDéRIC AMIEL
The test of every religious, political, or educational system is the man that it forms.
HENRI-FRéDéRIC AMIEL
An error is the more dangerous the more truth it contains.
HENRI-FRéDéRIC AMIEL
Life is short and we have never too much time for gladdening the hearts of those who are traveling...
HENRI FREDERICK AMIEL
A belief is not true because it is useful
HENRI-FRéDéRIC AMIEL
If nationality is consent, the state is compulsion.
HENRI-FRéDéRIC AMIEL
all appears to change when we change
HENRI-FRéDéRIC AMIEL
Music is harmony, harmony is perfection, perfection is our dream, and our dream is heaven.
AMIEL
Cleverness is serviceable for everything, sufficient for nothing.
AMIEL
Doing easily what others find difficult is talent; doing what is impossible for talent is genius.
HENRI-FRÉDERIC AMIEL
Charm: the quality in others that makes us more satisfied with ourselves.
HENRI-FRÉDERIC AMIEL
An error is the more dangerous in proportion to the degree of truth which it contains.
HENRI-FRÉDERIC AMIEL
We will have no other master but our caprice -- that is to say, our evil self will have no God, and ...
HENRI-FRÉDÉRIC AMIEL
Conquering any difficulty always gives one a secret joy, for it means pushing back a boundary-line ...
HENRI FRÉDÉRIC AMIEL
Here in Canada, in the Western world, we are inside the walls. Outside the walls are the barbarians.
BARBARA AMIEL
By now it is evident that the Soviet Union must gain control of Europe to maintain its empire.
BARBARA AMIEL
I have got up at truly deplorable hours in the morning to confront Vancouver's Jack Webster on t...
BARBARA AMIEL
Our society is not perfect and this will come as no surprise to many of you.
BARBARA AMIEL
Outside the walls, among others, is the Soviet Empire. It is malevolent, destructive and expanding. ...
BARBARA AMIEL
Since Europe is dependent on imports of energy and most of its raw materials, it can be subdued, if ...
BARBARA AMIEL
There are, of course, all sorts of other unpleasant regimes outside the walls as well - the military...
BARBARA AMIEL
When virtue is at liberty, so to some extent is vice.
BARBARA AMIEL
I have got up at truly deplorable hours in the morning to confront Vancouver's Jack Webster on telev...
BARBARA AMIEL
Of course the barbarians' aim of world domination has not escaped the attention of the Europeans...
BARBARA AMIEL
It did not occur to us that the Marxists' solution was fraudulent or that their vision was disto...
BARBARA AMIEL
The People's Republic of China has not yet reached the military might of the Soviet Empire. It r...
BARBARA AMIEL
It is not empty rhetoric to talk of the Free World.
BARBARA AMIEL
I have been lucky enough to have had the opportunity of travelling across this country and enduring ...
BARBARA AMIEL
In a free world there is, alas, more common crime than in a dictatorial system.
BARBARA AMIEL
There is sometimes a peculiar confusion in the West that equates progress to whatever is recent or w...
BARBARA AMIEL
Dictatorships do cut down on rape, and pillage, not to mention sexual harassment, by the simple expe...
BARBARA AMIEL
All share complicity in the destruction of that much under-rated phenomenon called liberty.
BARBARA AMIEL
When faced with the inevitable fatigue that comes with the recycling of speeches and the recycling o...
BARBARA AMIEL
Only a free West can help the prisoners of today's left- and right-wing dictatorships.
BARBARA AMIEL
They are feeding the world that will devour them and their children.
BARBARA AMIEL
Among the barbarians as well is the People's Republic of China with a gulag all of its own - far, fa...
BARBARA AMIEL