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"Human beings are so made that the ones who do the crushing feel nothing; it is the person crushed who feels what is happening. Unless one has placed oneself on the side of the oppressed, to feel with them, one cannot understand. "
Simone Weil
Arthur Helps Quotes
A man's action is only a picture book of his creed.
Arthur Helps

A mixture of admiration and pity is one of the surest recipes for affection.
Arthur Helps

Achilles absent was Achilles still!
Arthur Helps

Choose an author as you choose a friend.
Arthur Helps

Everywhere I have sought rest and not found it, except sitting in a corner by myself with a little book.
Arthur Helps

Experience is the extract of suffering.
Arthur Helps

Having once decided to achieve a certain task, achieve it at all costs of tedium and distaste. The gain in self confidence of having accomplished a tiresome labor is immense.
Arthur Helps

He that loves a book will never want a faithful friend, a wholesome counselor, a cheerful companion, an effectual comforter. By study, by reading, by thinking, one may innocently divert and pleasantly entertain himself, as in all weathers, as in all fortunes.
Arthur Helps

In a balanced organization, working towards a common objective, there is success.
Arthur Helps

Is boredom anything less than the sense of one's faculties slowly dying?
Arthur Helps

Keep your feet on the ground, but let your heart soar as high as it will. Refuse to be average or to surrender to the chill of your spiritual environment.
Arthur Helps

Man ceased to be an ape, vanquished the ape, on the day the first book was written.
Arthur Helps

Routine is not organization, any more than paralysis is order.
Arthur Helps

Strength is born in the deep silence of long-suffering hearts; not amid joy.
Arthur Helps

The actor becomes an emotional athlete. The process is painful - my personal life suffers.
Arthur Helps

The man of the house can destroy the pleasure of the household, but he cannot make it. That rests with the woman, and it is her greatest privilege.
Arthur Helps

The sense of danger is never, perhaps, so fully apprehended as when the danger has been overcome.
Arthur Helps

The very best financial presentation is one that's well thought out and anticipates any questions... answering them in advance.
Arthur Helps

There are no better cosmetics than a severe temperance and purity, modesty and humility, a gracious temper and calmness of spirit; and there is no true beauty without the signatures of these graces in the very countenance.
Arthur Helps

We all admire the wisdom of people who come to us for advice.
Arthur Helps

Wise sayings often fall on barren ground, but a kind word is never thrown away.
Arthur Helps

Type:
Historian
Date of Birth:
0000-00-00
Year of Death:
1875
Nationality:
British
 

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