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Simone Weil

Quote of Simone Weil - I also am other than what...

Biography - Simone Weil:

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

I also am other than what I imagine myself to be. To know this is forgiveness.



(French, German)

Moi, aussi, je suis autre que ce que je m'imagine ĂȘtre. Le savoir, c'est le pardon.

Auch ich bin anders, als zu sein ich mir einbilde. Dies wissen, das ist die Vergebung.

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I is another.

Quotes for: to be


Quotes for "to be" or about being:

The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.

To be, or not to be, that is the question.

Every one sees what you appear to be, few really know what you are.

Become who you are!

I think, therefore I am.

Language is the house of the truth of Being.

Quotes for: forgiveness


Quotes about forgiveness:

Love truth, but pardon error.

Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.

We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love.

What is tolerance? It is the endowment of humanity. We are all steeped in weakness and error; let us forgive each other our stupidities, that is the first law of nature.

The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.

Children begin by loving their parents after a time they judge them rarely, if ever, do they forgive them.


Simone Weil also said...

Attention is the rarest and purest form of generosity.

The beautiful: that which we do not want to change.

Art is the symbol of the two noblest human efforts: to construct and to refrain from destruction.

A man left alone in the universe would have no rights whatever, but he would have obligations.

Beauty is the harmony of chance and the good.

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