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Simone Weil

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Biography - Simone Weil:

French philosopher, mystic and political activist.
Born: 1909 - Died: 1943
Period:
20th century
Place of birth: France
France

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Beauty is the harmony of chance and the good.
Simone Weil




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(French)


French
La beauté, c'est l'harmonie du hasard et du bien.”
Simone Weil




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I also am other than what I imagine myself to be. To know this is forgiveness.”
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Attention is the rarest and purest form of generosity.”
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Art is the symbol of the two noblest human efforts: to construct and to refrain from destruction.”
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A man left alone in the universe would have no rights whatever, but he would have obligations.”
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