Simone Weil Quotes (159 quotes)
“Art is the symbol of the two noblest human efforts: to construct and to refrain from destruction.”
The Pre-War Notebook (1933-1939), published in First and Last Notebooks (1970) edited by Richard Rees
As quoted in Simone Weil (1954) by Eric Walter Frederick Tomlin, p. 47
As quoted in The New Christianity (1967) edited by William Robert Miller
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsSimone Weil
Born: February 3, 1909
Died: August 24, 1943 (aged 34)
Bio: Simone Weil was a French philosopher, Christian mystic, and social activist.
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“Argument almost always leaves behind a sore feeling in the heart of the one who has been worsted. By loving teaching, by Christ-like living, we are to win this people for our Lord. They do not understand what disinterested love and unselfishness mean: you are to go and live it amont them.”