Henry Ellis Quotes

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"All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on."
 

"To be a leader of men one must turn one's back on men."
 

"Dreams are real as long as they last. Can we say more of life?"
 

"There is nothing that war has ever achieved that we could not better achieve without it."
 

"Every artist writes his own autobiography."
 

"The family only represents one aspect, however important an aspect, of a human being's functions and activities. A life is beautiful and ideal or the reverse, only when we have taken into our consideration the social as well as the family relationship."
 

"A man must not swallow more beliefs than he can digest."
 

"A sublime faith in human imbecility has seldom led those who cherish it astray."
 

"All civilization has from time to time become a thin crust over a volcano of revolution."
 

"All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on."
 

"Charm" - which means the power to effect work without employing brute force - is indispensable to women. Charm is a woman's strength just as strength is a man's charm."
 

"Dancing is the loftiest, the most moving, the most beautiful of the arts, because it is no mere translation or abstraction from life; it is life itself. "
 

"Dreams are real as long as they last. Can we say more of life?"
 

"I always seem to have a vague feeling that he is a Satan among musicians, a fallen angel in the darkness who is perpetually seeking to fight his way back to happiness."
 

"It has always been difficult for Man to realize that his life is all an art. It has been more difficult to conceive it so than to act it so. For that is always how he has more or less acted it."
 

"Man lives by imagination."
 

"The place where optimism most flourishes is the lunatic asylum."

Written by Famous Author : Henry Ellis 
Fundamentals of Cognitive Psychology

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