Henri Frdric Amiel (September 27, 1821 - May 11, 1881) was a Swiss philosopher, poet and critic.
Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.
It is not what he had, or even what he does which expresses the worth of a man, but what he is.
Destiny has two ways of crushing us -- by refusing our wishes and by fulfilling them.
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