"Society lives by faith, and develops by science."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Henri Frederic Amiel on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Henri Frederic Amiel on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Henri Frederic Amiel on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Henri Frederic Amiel on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Henri Frederic Amiel on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."