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Anne Sophie Swetchine Quotes

(1782-1857), Russian Author

How easy to be amiable in the midst of happiness and success.

Category: Amiability

In this world of change naught which comes stays and naught which goes is lost.

Category: Change

We reform others unconsciously when we walk uprightly.

Category: Correction

One must be a somebody before they can have a enemy. One must be a force before he can be resisted by another force.

Category: Enemies

We expect everything and are prepared for nothing.

Category: Expectation

The ideal friendship is to feel as one while remaining two.

Category: Friends And Friendship

We are rich only through what we give; and poor only through we refuse and keep.

Category: Giving

There are two ways of attaining an important end, force and perseverance; the silent power of the latter grows irresistible with time.

Category: Goals

The best advice on the art of being happy is about as easy to follow as advice to be well when one is sick.

Category: Happiness

Repentance is accepted remorse.

Category: Repentance

Strength alone knows conflict, weakness is born vanquished.

Category: Strength

Our vanity is the constant enemy of our dignity.

Category: Vanity

Youth should be a savings bank.

Category: Youth