Alexandre Vinet, fully Alexandre Rodolphe Vinet

Alexandre
Vinet, fully Alexandre Rodolphe Vinet
1799
1847

Swiss Professor of French Language and Literature, Minister, Protestant Theologian, Chair of Theology and Author

Author Quotes

Habits of thought are not less tyrannical than other habits, and a time comes when return is impossible, even to the strongest will.

Imitation causes us to leave natural ways to enter into artificial ones; it therefore makes slaves.

God has never ceased to be the one true aim of all right human aspirations.

The place of charity, like that of God, is everywhere.

Between God and man, between the gospel and each soul, the interpreter is Love.

Religion finds the love of happiness and the principles of duty separated in us; and its mission - its masterpiece is, to reunite them.

Author Picture
First Name
Alexandre
Last Name
Vinet, fully Alexandre Rodolphe Vinet
Birth Date
1799
Death Date
1847
Bio

Swiss Professor of French Language and Literature, Minister, Protestant Theologian, Chair of Theology and Author