Alphonse de Lamartine Quotes

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Alphonse Marie Louis de Prat de Lamartine or popularly known as Alphonse de Lamartine was a French writer, poet, and politician who played the major role in the foundation of the Second Republic. Some of his popular works include Histoire des Girondins (History of the Girondist, 1847), Cours familier de littérature (1856). Here I have compiled down some of the best Alphonse de Lamartine quotes. Hope you like this quote collection and learn something new here.




Alphonse de Lamartine Quotes
Alphonse de Lamartine Quotes

Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Alphonse de Lamartine

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

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

Love alone was left, as a great image of a dream that was erased
Alphonse de Lamartine

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

A conscience without God is like a court without a judge.
Alphonse de Lamartine

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

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

Let us love the passing hour, let us hurry up and enjoy our time
Alphonse de Lamartine

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

Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
Alphonse de Lamartine

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

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

O time, arrest your flight! and you, propitious hours, arrest your course! Let us savor the fleeting delights of our most beautiful days!
Alphonse de Lamartine

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

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

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

What is our life but a succession of preludes to that unknown song whose first solemn note is sounded by death?
Alphonse de Lamartine

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

I say to this night: "Pass more slowly"; and the dawn will come to dispel the night
Alphonse de Lamartine
 
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