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«A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.»
«Those who are unhappy have no need for anything in this world but people capable of giving them their attention.»
«We must prefer real hell to an imaginary paradise.»
«Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached»
«Two prisoners whose cells adjoin communicate with each other by knocking on the wall. The wall is the thing which separates them but is also their means of communication. It is the same with us and God. Every separation is a link.»
Author: Simone Weil
, The Wall
«It is an eternal obligation toward the human being not to let him suffer from hunger when one has a chance of coming to his assistance.»
«Pain is the root of knowledge»
«Imagination and fiction make up more than three-quarters of our real life»
«The intelligent man who is proud of his intelligence is like the condemned man who is proud of his large cell»
«For when two beings who are not friends are near each other there is no meeting, and when friends are far apart there is no separation.»