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Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Five Quotes from Simone Weil

Simone Weil
3 February 1909 - 24 August 1943
To read more about Simone Weil, click here and here.

"Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life."

"It is not the cause for which men took up arms that makes a victory more just or less, it is the order that is established when arms have been laid down."  

"A hurtful act is the transference to others of the degradation which we bear in ourselves."

"Petroleum is a more likely cause of international conflict than wheat."

"I can, therefore I am."  

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