Alphonse de Lamartine Quotes

Quotes : 15

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Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.

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If one had but a single glance to give the world, one should gaze on Istanbul.

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To love for the sake of being loved is human, but to love for the sake of loving is angelic.

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There is a woman at the begining of all great things.

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The people only understand what they can feel

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The more I see of the representatives of the people, the more I admire my dogs.

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Sometimes, only one person is missing, and the whole world seems depopulated.

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Providence conceals itself in the details of human affairs, but becomes unveiled in the generalities of history.

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Limited in his nature, infinite in his desire, man is a fallen god who remembers heaven.

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Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.

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Habit with it's iron sinews, clasps us and leads us day by day.

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Grief knits two hearts in closer bonds than happiness ever can

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Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.

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Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.

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A conscience without God is like a court without a judge.

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