"There is no respect for others without humility in one's self."
"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."Henri Frederic Amiel on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Henri Frederic Amiel on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Henri Frederic Amiel on Albert Einstein
"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery."Henri Frederic Amiel on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Henri Frederic Amiel on Abraham Lincoln
"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."