Quotes by Simone Weil

Simone Adolphine Weil; 3 February 1909 – 24 August 1943) was a French philosopher, mystic, and political activist. The mathematician André Weil was her brother. After her graduation from formal education, Weil became a teacher.

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In struggling against anguish one never produces serenity; the struggle against anguish only produces new forms of anguish.

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Imagination is always the fabric of social life and the dynamic of history. The influence of real needs and compulsions, of real interests and materials, is indirect because the crowd is never conscious of it.

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I can, therefore I am.

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Beauty always promises, but never gives anything.

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Every perfect life is a parable invented by God.

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