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Alphonse de Lamartine – 8 Quotes

 

8 Quotes by Alphonse de Lamartine

 

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


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

– Alphonse de Lamartine


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

– 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


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

– Alphonse de Lamartine


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

– Alphonse de Lamartine


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

– Alphonse de Lamartine