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Alphonse de Lamartine

French,  Poet
Total Quotes : 15
Experience Wise Men

Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.

- Alphonse de Lamartine

Cruelty Mankind Only

Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.

- Alphonse de Lamartine

Affect Move Only

The people only understand what they can feel; the only orators that can affect them are those who move them.

- Alphonse de Lamartine

Habit Sinews Leads

Habit with it's iron sinews, clasps us and leads us day by day.

- Alphonse de Lamartine

Judge Conscience Like

A conscience without God is like a court without a judge.

- Alphonse de Lamartine

Never Private Public

Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.

- Alphonse de Lamartine

Travel Single Give

If one had but a single glance to give the world, one should gaze on Istanbul.

- Alphonse de Lamartine

World Sometimes Person

Sometimes, only one person is missing, and the whole world seems depopulated.

- Alphonse de Lamartine

Desire His Fallen

Limited in his nature, infinite in his desire, man is a fallen god who remembers heaven.

- Alphonse de Lamartine

Love Loved Loving

To love for the sake of being loved is human, but to love for the sake of loving is angelic.

- Alphonse de Lamartine

Love Woman Things

There is a woman at the begining of all great things.

- Alphonse de Lamartine

Sympathy Bonds Sufferings

Grief knits two hearts in closer bonds than happiness ever can; and common sufferings are far stronger links than common joys.

- Alphonse de Lamartine

Itself Human Affairs

Providence conceals itself in the details of human affairs, but becomes unveiled in the generalities of history.

- Alphonse de Lamartine

Heroes Race Same

Poets and heroes are of the same race, the latter do what the former conceive.

- Alphonse de Lamartine

Politics See More

The more I see of the representatives of the people, the more I admire my dogs.

- Alphonse de Lamartine