Quotes by Swiss authors

Swiss FlagSwitzerland is a little, landlocked nation in the heart of Europe that is recognized for its stunning all-natural charm, precision design, as well as abundant cultural heritage. The Swiss people are renowned for their dedication to top quality, preparation, and efficiency, and their language and literature reflect these worths. In this article, we will certainly discover a few of the most typical Swiss quotes that supply insights right into the Swiss way of life, and mirror the worths as well as beliefs of this interesting as well as diverse society. From a love of nature and the outdoors to a deep regard for tradition and a dedication to quality, Swiss quotes catch the essence of this one-of-a-kind and also captivating nation.
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Small: Cleverness is serviceable for everything, sufficient for nothing
"Cleverness is serviceable for everything, sufficient for nothing"
Henri Frederic Amiel, Philosopher
Small: In my case Pilgrims Progress consisted in my having to climb down a thousand ladders until I could reach out m
Carl Jung
"In my case Pilgrim's Progress consisted in my having to climb down a thousand ladders until I could reach out my hand to the little clod of earth that I am"
Carl Jung, Psychologist
Small: Children are educated by what the grown-up is and not by his talk
Carl Jung
"Children are educated by what the grown-up is and not by his talk"
Carl Jung, Psychologist
Small: Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can
"Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can"
Paul Tournier, Author
Small: There is nothing that man fears more than the touch of the unknown. He wants to see what is reaching towards h
"There is nothing that man fears more than the touch of the unknown. He wants to see what is reaching towards him, and to be able to recognize or at least classify it. Man always tends to avoid physical contact with anything strange"
Elias Canetti, Author
Small: Great talents are the most lovely and often the most dangerous fruits on the tree of humanity. They hang upon
Carl Jung
"Great talents are the most lovely and often the most dangerous fruits on the tree of humanity. They hang upon the most slender twigs that are easily snapped off"
Carl Jung, Psychologist
Small: Everything you need for better future and success has already been written. And guess what? All you have to do
"Everything you need for better future and success has already been written. And guess what? All you have to do is go to the library"
Henri Frederic Amiel, Philosopher
Small: A particularly beautiful woman is a source of terror. As a rule, a beautiful woman is a terrible disappointmen
Carl Jung
"A particularly beautiful woman is a source of terror. As a rule, a beautiful woman is a terrible disappointment"
Carl Jung, Psychologist
Small: A man who has not passed through the inferno of his passions has never overcome them
Carl Jung
"A man who has not passed through the inferno of his passions has never overcome them"
Carl Jung, Psychologist
Small: Through pride we are ever deceiving ourselves. But deep down below the surface of the average conscience a sti
Carl Jung
"Through pride we are ever deceiving ourselves. But deep down below the surface of the average conscience a still, small voice says to us, something is out of tune"
Carl Jung, Psychologist
Small: There is no coming to consciousness without pain
Carl Jung
"There is no coming to consciousness without pain"
Carl Jung, Psychologist
Small: It is surely easier to confess a murder over a cup of coffee than in front of a jury
Friedrich Durrenmatt
"It is surely easier to confess a murder over a cup of coffee than in front of a jury"
Friedrich Durrenmatt, Author
Small: In the final analysis, a drawing simply is no longer a drawing, no matter how self-sufficient its execution ma
"In the final analysis, a drawing simply is no longer a drawing, no matter how self-sufficient its execution may be. It is a symbol, and the more profoundly the imaginary lines of projection meet higher dimensions, the better"
Paul Klee, Artist
Small: There is no art without Eros
"There is no art without Eros"
Max Frisch, Novelist
Small: In health there is freedom. Health is the first of all liberties
"In health there is freedom. Health is the first of all liberties"
Henri Frederic Amiel, Philosopher
Small: If nationality is consent, the state is compulsion
"If nationality is consent, the state is compulsion"
Henri Frederic Amiel, Philosopher
Small: We cannot change anything until we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses
Carl Jung
"We cannot change anything until we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses"
Carl Jung, Psychologist
Small: We are born at a given moment, in a given place and, like vintage years of wine, we have the qualities of the
Carl Jung
"We are born at a given moment, in a given place and, like vintage years of wine, we have the qualities of the year and of the season of which we are born. Astrology does not lay claim to anything more"
Carl Jung, Psychologist
Small: In all chaos there is a cosmos, in all disorder a secret order
Carl Jung
"In all chaos there is a cosmos, in all disorder a secret order"
Carl Jung, Psychologist
Small: I have treated many hundreds of patients. Among those in the second half of life - that is to say, over 35 - t
Carl Jung
"I have treated many hundreds of patients. Among those in the second half of life - that is to say, over 35 - there has not been one whose problem in the last resort was not that of finding a religious outlook on life"
Carl Jung, Psychologist
Small: Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol or morphine or idealism
Carl Jung
"Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol or morphine or idealism"
Carl Jung, Psychologist
Small: Nothing makes us so lonely as our secrets
"Nothing makes us so lonely as our secrets"
Paul Tournier, Author
Small: Power is paradoxical
Friedrich Durrenmatt
"Power is paradoxical"
Friedrich Durrenmatt, Author
Small: In a society which is structured the wrong way, piety has no effect
Friedrich Durrenmatt
"In a society which is structured the wrong way, piety has no effect"
Friedrich Durrenmatt, Author
Small: That is the Roman way: to give favors to the favorites
"That is the Roman way: to give favors to the favorites"
Hans Kung, Theologian
Small: At the same time we are aware that our various religions and ethical traditions often offer very different bas
"At the same time we are aware that our various religions and ethical traditions often offer very different bases for what is helpful and what is unhelpful for men and women, what is right and what is wrong, what is good and what is evil"
Hans Kung, Theologian
Small: Once a disease has entered the body, all parts which are healthy must fight it: not one alone, but all. Becaus
"Once a disease has entered the body, all parts which are healthy must fight it: not one alone, but all. Because a disease might mean their common death. Nature knows this; and Nature attacks the disease with whatever help she can muster"
Paracelsus, Scientist
Small: Experiments were not attempted at that time, we did not believe in the usefulness of the concept anyway, and I
"Experiments were not attempted at that time, we did not believe in the usefulness of the concept anyway, and I finished my thesis in 1962 with a feeling like an artist balancing on a high rope without any interested spectators"
Richard Ernst, Scientist
Small: I have been wounded like this since about half past eight this morning and I will tell you how it happened
"I have been wounded like this since about half past eight this morning and I will tell you how it happened"
Francesco Borromini, Architect
Small: Grace must find expression in life, otherwise it is not grace
"Grace must find expression in life, otherwise it is not grace"
Karl Barth, Theologian
Small: You know, I said I have this problem that I need to more carefully read Akrons text because its too much, too
H. R. Giger
"You know, I said I have this problem that I need to more carefully read Akron's text because it's too much, too much fantasy, and so I am busy with other stuff - it's funny, it's nice to hear that someone is studying that carefully and now I know a little bit more about that"
H. R. Giger, Artist
Small: To create architecture is to put in order. Put what in order? Function and objects
"To create architecture is to put in order. Put what in order? Function and objects"
Le Corbusier, Architect
Small: In talking to you I feel very much more at ease than my colleagues who gave the speeches during the banquet
"In talking to you I feel very much more at ease than my colleagues who gave the speeches during the banquet"
Felix Bloch, Scientist
Small: Mountains were once my big adventure but is is over since a long time I still dream from the wonderful days so
Fritz Zwicky
"Mountains were once my big adventure but is is over since a long time; I still dream from the wonderful days sometimes, read also a few pages from a mountain book. But the thought of doing again active mountain climbing has faded"
Fritz Zwicky, Scientist
Small: That past which is so presumptuously brought forward as a precedent for the present, was itself founded on som
"That past which is so presumptuously brought forward as a precedent for the present, was itself founded on some past that went before it"
Anne Louise Germaine de Stael, Author
Small: It is only since linguistics has become more aware of its object of study, i.e. perceives the whole extent of
"It is only since linguistics has become more aware of its object of study, i.e. perceives the whole extent of it, that it is evident that this science can make a contribution to a range of studies that will be of interest to almost anyone"
Ferdinand De Saussure, Educator
Small: After some time, with my eyes closed, I began to enjoy this wonderful play of colors and forms, which it reall
"After some time, with my eyes closed, I began to enjoy this wonderful play of colors and forms, which it really was a pleasure to observe. Then I went to sleep and the next day I was fine. I felt quite fresh, like a newborn"
Albert Hofmann, Scientist
Small: Woman is the salvation or the destruction of the family. She carries its destiny in the folds of her mantle
"Woman is the salvation or the destruction of the family. She carries its destiny in the folds of her mantle"
Henri Frederic Amiel, Philosopher
Small: We only understand that which already is within us
"We only understand that which already is within us"
Henri Frederic Amiel, Philosopher
Small: To shun ones cross is to make it heavier
"To shun one's cross is to make it heavier"
Henri Frederic Amiel, Philosopher
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