"Charity. To love human beings in so far as they are nothing. That is to love them as God does."
"Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right."Simone Weil on Abraham Lincoln
"We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls."Simone Weil on Mother Teresa
"When the solution is simple, God is answering."Simone Weil on Albert Einstein
"While I know myself as a creation of God, I am also obligated to realize and remember that everyone else and everything else are also God's creation."Simone Weil on Maya Angelou
"Never trust anyone completely but God. Love people, but put your full trust only in God."Simone Weil on Lawrence Welk
"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."