"The mysteries of faith are degraded if they are made into an object of affirmation and negation, when in reality they should be an object of contemplation."
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."Simone Weil on Mother Teresa
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."Simone Weil on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."Simone Weil on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired."Simone Weil on Martin Luther
"Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts."Simone Weil on Mahatma Gandhi
"We can only know one thing about God - that he is what we are not. Our wretchedness alone is an image of this. The more we contemplate it, the more we contemplate him."
"To want friendship is a great fault. Friendship ought to be a gratuitous joy, like the joys afforded by art or life."
"Most works of art, like most wines, ought to be consumed in the district of their fabrication."
"Beauty always promises, but never gives anything."
"Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace."
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