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Quotation by Henri-Frédéric Amiel
Thought is a kind of opium; it can intoxicate us, while still broad awake; it can make transparent the mountains and everything that exists.
Henri-Frédéric Amiel (1821–1881), Swiss philosopher, poet. Journal Intime, entry for Feb. 3, 1857 (1882), trans. by Mrs. Humphry Ward (1892).
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