"Materialism coarsens and petrifies everything, making everything vulgar, and every truth false."
"Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth."Henri Frederic Amiel on Marcus Aurelius
"Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either."Henri Frederic Amiel on Albert Einstein
"Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth."Henri Frederic Amiel on Buddha
"I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant."Henri Frederic Amiel on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on."Henri Frederic Amiel on Winston Churchill
"I'm not interested in age. People who tell me their age are silly. You're as old as you feel."
"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."
"To know how to suggest is the great art of teaching. To attain it we must be able to guess what will interest we must learn to read the childish soul as we might a piece of music. Then, by simply changing the key, we keep up the attraction and vary the song."
"Pure truth cannot be assimilated by the crowd it must be communicated by contagion."
"To live we must conquer incessantly, we must have the courage to be happy."