Simone Weil

"Only he who has measured the dominion of force, and knows how not to respect it, is capable of love and justice."

Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Every perfect life is a parable invented by God."

Rating: 3.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The true subject of science is the beauty of the world."

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Culture is an instrument wielded by professors, to manufacture professors, who when their turn comes will manufacture professors."

Simone Weil
Simone Weil "The Need for Roots"

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"All sins are attempts to fill voids."

Simone Weil
Simone Weil "Gravity and Grace"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"God's love for us is not the reason for which we should love him. God's love for us is the reason for us to love ourselves."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Whenever one tries to suppress doubt, there is tyranny."

Simone Weil
Simone Weil "Lectures in philosophy"

Rating: 7.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

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

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If we love God while thinking that he does not exist, he will manifest his existence."

Simone Weil
Simone Weil "Detachment"

Rating: 7.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"To desire friendship is a great fault. Friendship should be a gratuitous joy like those afforded by art or life. We must refuse it so that we may be worthy to receive it; it is of the order of grace."

Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"What man needs is silence and warmth; what he is given is an icy pandemonium."

Simone Weil
Simone Weil "Human Personality"

Rating: 6.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The intelligent man who is proud of his intelligence is like a condemned man who is proud of his large cell."

Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)