Ernest Dimnet - Quotes

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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ideas are the root of creation. ---->>>

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

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

All serious conversations gravitate towards philosophy. ---->>>

Education is the methodical creation of the habit of thinking. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: French
Born: 1866
Birthplace:
Die: 06-21, 2015
Occupation: Clergyman
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Ernest Dimnet (1866-1954), French priest, writer and lecturer, is the author of The Art of Thinking, a popular book on thinking and reasoning during the 1930s.(wikipedia)