Ernest Dimnet Quotes

Quotes : 11

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Life is a succession of lessons enforced by immediate reward, or, oftener, by immediate chastisement.

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All serious conversations gravitate towards philosophy.

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Americans cannot realize how many chances for mental improvement they lose by their inveterate habit of keeping six conversations when there are twelve in the room.

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Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves.

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Education is the methodical creation of the habit of thinking.

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Ideas are the root of creation.

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A book, like a landscape, is a state of consciousness varying with readers.

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Most people suspend their judgment till somebody else has expressed his own and then they repeat it.

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The happiness of most people is not ruined by great catastrophes or fatal errors, but by the repetition of slowly destructive little things.

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The history of the past interests us only in so far as it illuminates the history of the present.

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Architecture, of all the arts, is the one which acts the most slowly, but the most surely, on the soul.

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