I can therefore I am.

Simone Weil Motivation Quote

Humility is attentive patience.

Simone Weil Patience Quote

Evil being the root of mystery pain is the root of knowledge.

Simone Weil Knowledge Quote

Equality is the public recognition effectively expressed in institutions and manners of the principle that an equal degree of attention is due to the needs of all human beings.

Simone Weil Equality Quote

Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.

Simone Weil Great Quote

As soon as men know that they can kill without fear of punishment or blame they kill or at least they encourage killers with approving smiles.

Simone Weil Fear Quote

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.

Simone Weil Dreams Quote

The intelligent man who is proud of his intelligence is like the condemned man who is proud of his large cell.

The role of the intelligence – that part of us which affirms and denies and formulates opinions is merely to submit.

Whatever debases the intelligence degrades the entire human being.

Simone Weil Intelligence Quotes

Most works of art like most wines ought to be consumed in the district of their fabrication.

To want friendship is a great fault. Friendship ought to be a gratuitous joy like the joys afforded by art or life.

Simone Weil Art Quotes

If Germany thanks to Hitler and his successors were to enslave the European nations and destroy most of the treasures of their past future historians would certainly pronounce that she had civilized Europe.

The future is made of the same stuff as the present.

Simone Weil Future Quotes