Simone Weil

Simone Weil

Education-whether its object be children or adults, individuals or an entire people-consists in creating motives.More Simone Weil quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
With no matter what human being, taken individually, I always find reasons for concluding that sorrow and misfortune do not suit him; either because he seems too mediocre for anything so great, or, on the contrary, too precious to be destroyed.More Simone Weil quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The right to kill: supposing the life of X ... were linked with our own so that the two deaths had to be simultaneous, should we still wish him to die? If with our whole body and soul we desire life and if nevertheless without lying, we can reply 'yes'> then we have the right to kill.More Simone Weil quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
At the bottom of the heart of every human being, from earliest infancy until the tomb, there is something that goes on indomitably expecting, in the teeth of all experience of crimes committed, suffered, and witnessed, that good and not evil will be doneMore Simone Weil quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
In solitude we are in the presence of mere matter (even the sky, the stars, the moon, trees in blossom), things of less value (perhaps) than a human spirit. Its value lies in the greater possibility of attention.More Simone Weil quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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