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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

Quote

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




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Moi, aussi, je suis autre que ce que je m'imagine être. Le savoir, c'est le pardon.”
Simone Weil

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




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Quotes for "to be" or about being:


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The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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To be, or not to be, that is the question.”
William Shakespeare - The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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Every one sees what you appear to be, few really know what you are.”
Niccolo Machiavelli
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Become who you are!”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Thus Spoke Zarathustra
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I think, therefore I am.”
René Descartes - Discourse on the Method
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Death does not concern us, because as long as we exist, death is not here. And when it does come, we no longer exist.”
Epicurus
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Quotes about forgiveness:


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Love truth, but pardon error.”
Voltaire
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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.”
Voltaire - Philosophical Dictionary
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The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.”
Hannah Arendt
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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.”
Martin Luther King Jr.
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Children begin by loving their parents after a time they judge them rarely, if ever, do they forgive them.”
Oscar Wilde - The Picture of Dorian Gray
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Simone Weil also said...


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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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