Henri Barbusse

Henri Barbusse

French writer, journalist and social activist
I do not regret my youth and its beliefs. Up to now, I have wasted my time to live. Youth is the true force, but it is too rarely lucid. Sometimes it has a triumphant liking for what is now, and the pugnacious broadside of paradox may please it. But there is a degree in innovation which they who have not lived very much cannot attain. And yet who knows if the stern greatness of present events will not have educated and aged the generation which to-day forms humanity's effective frontier? Whatever our hope may be, if weMore Henri Barbusse quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Two armies that fight each other is like one large army that commits suicide.More Henri Barbusse quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is not a woman I want - it is all women.More Henri Barbusse quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Yes, there is a Divinity, one from which we must never turn aside for the guidance of our huge inward life and of the share we have as well in the life of all men. It is called the truth.More Henri Barbusse quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Two armies at death-grips — that is one great army committing suicide.More Henri Barbusse quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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