"The first sign of corruption in a society that is still alive is that the end justifies the means."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Georges Bernanos on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Georges Bernanos on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Georges Bernanos on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Georges Bernanos on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Georges Bernanos on Mahatma Gandhi
"Hell, madam, is to love no longer."
"Faith is not a thing which one 'loses,' we merely cease to shape our lives by it."
"Purity is not imposed upon us as though it were a kind of punishment, it is one of those mysterious but obvious conditions of that supernatural knowledge of ourselves in the Divine, which we speak of as faith. Impurity does not destroy this knowledge, it slays our need for it."
"It is the perpetual dread of fear, the fear of fear, that shapes the face of a brave man."
"A poor man with nothing in his belly needs hope, illusion, more than bread."