Top Quotes by Ernest Dimnet

By | August 8, 2017

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

Ernest Dimnet

Education is the methodical creation of the habit of thinking.

Ernest Dimnet

Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves.

Ernest Dimnet

All serious conversations gravitate towards philosophy.

Ernest Dimnet

Ideas are the root of creation.

Ernest Dimnet

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.

Ernest Dimnet

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

Ernest Dimnet

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

Ernest Dimnet

Architecture, of all the arts, is the one which acts the most slowly, but the most surely, on the soul.

Ernest Dimnet

Most people suspend their judgment till somebody else has expressed his own and then they repeat it.

Ernest Dimnet

A book, like a landscape, is a state of consciousness varying with readers.

Ernest Dimnet

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