"A test of what is real is that it is hard and rough. Joys are found in it, not pleasure. What is pleasant belongs to dreams."
"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."Simone Weil on Eleanor Roosevelt
"All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them."Simone Weil on Walt Disney
"All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible."Simone Weil on T. E. Lawrence
"Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world."Simone Weil on Harriet Tubman
"Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today."Simone Weil on James Dean
"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."