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Henri-Frédéric Amiel

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Biography - Henri-Frédéric Amiel:

Swiss moral philosopher, poet, and critic.
Born: 1821 - Died: 1881
Period:
19th century
Place of birth: Switzerland
Switzerland

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A thousand things advance, nine hundred and ninety-eight fall back, this is progress.
Henri-Frédéric Amiel - Journal intime



Note  

Note




Source: Journal intime

Internet archive - Henri-Frédéric Amiel - Fragments d'un journal intime (fr)




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Mille choses avancent, neuf cent quatre-vingt dix-huit reculent ; c'est là le progrès.”
Henri-Frédéric Amiel - Journal intime

German
Tausend Dinge gehen vorwärts; neunhundertachtundneunzig zurück; das ist Fortschritt.”
Henri-Frédéric Amiel - Tagebuch




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Man arrives a novice at every age of life.”
Nicolas Chamfort - Maximes et pensées




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A great part of progress consists in the desire to make progress.”
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To progress, it is not enough to want to act, one must first know in which direction to act.”
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The reasonable man adapts himself to the world : the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.”
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World history is the progress of the consciousness of freedom.”
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.”
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The real democratic progress is not to lower the level of the elite toward that of the crowd, but to raise that of the crowd toward the elite.”
Gustave Le Bon - Hier et demain. Pensées brèves
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Each life makes its destiny.”
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An error is the more dangerous in proportion to the degree of truth which it contains.”
Henri-Frédéric Amiel - Journal intime
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