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Ernest Dimnet Quotes

(1866-1954), French Clergyman

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.

Category: America

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

Category: Happiness

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

Category: History And Historians

Ideas are the roots of creation.

Category: Ideas

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

Category: Life And Living