Best Quotes by Ernest Dimnet (Top 8)

  1. The happiness of most people is not ruined by great catastrophes or fatal errors, but by the repetition of slowly destructive little things.
  2. The history of the past interests us only in so far as it illuminates the history of the present.
  3. Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves.
  4. Too often we forget that genius, too, depends upon the data within its reach, that even Archimedes could not have devised Edison's inventions.
  5. Ideas are the roots of creation.
  6. Architecture, of all the arts, is the one which acts the most slowly, but the most surely, on the soul.
  7. You can believe in God without believing in immortality, but it is hard to see how anyone can believe in immortality and not believe in God.
  8. All serious conversations gravitate towards philosophy.