The obscure only exists that it may cease to exist. In it lies the opportunity of all victory and all progress. Whether it call itself fatality, death, night, or matter, it is the pedestal of life, of light, of liberty and the spirit. For it represents resistance -- that is to say, the fulcrum of all activity, the occasion for its development and its triumph.Rate this quote:(1.00 / 1 vote)Say it
Edit this quote...

Henri-Frédéric Amiel

Henri Frédéric Amiel was a Swiss philosopher, poet and critic.

All Henri-Frédéric Amiel quotes | Henri-Frédéric Amiel Books

★ FAVORITE (0 votes)

Translation

Find a translation for this quote in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss this Henri-Frédéric Amiel quote with the community:

Quote of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE inspiring quote delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     

Citation

Use the citation below to add this quote to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"Henri-Frédéric Amiel Quotes." Quotes.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 29 May 2015. <http://www.quotes.net/quote/55006>.

We need you!

Help build the largest human-edited quotes collection on the web!


The Web's Largest Resource for

Famous Quotes & Sayings


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.