Ernest Renan

Ernest Renan

Man makes holy what he believes.More Ernest Renan quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Blessed are the blind, for they know not enough to ask why.More Ernest Renan quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The epic disappeared along with the age of personal heroism; there can be no epic with artillery.More Ernest Renan quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Let us pardon him his hope of a vain apocalypse, and of a second coming in great triumph upon the clouds of heaven. Perhaps these were the errors of others rather than his own; and if it be true that he himself shared the general illusion, what matters it, since his dream rendered him strong against death, and sustained him in a struggle to which he might otherwise have been unequal?More Ernest Renan quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
As a rule, all heroism is due to a lack of reflection, and thus it is necessary to maintain a mass of imbeciles. If they once understand themselves the ruling men will be lost.More Ernest Renan quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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