"Women wish to be loved without a why or a wherefore not because they are pretty, or good, or well-bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves."
"A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water."Henri Frederic Amiel on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot."Henri Frederic Amiel on Marilyn Monroe
"Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent."Henri Frederic Amiel on Friedrich Nietzsche
"The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles."Henri Frederic Amiel on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot."Henri Frederic Amiel on John Lennon
"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."