"A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless."
"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."Simone Weil on Albert Einstein
"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men."Simone Weil on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control."Simone Weil on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right a single experiment can prove me wrong."Simone Weil on Albert Einstein
"Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss."Simone Weil on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"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."