Simone Weil Quotes and its meanings

Simone Weil has written on many topics. Some of the topics he has discussed most are as follows;

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  • 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.
  • To write the lives of the great in separating them from their works necessarily ends by above all stressing their pettiness, because it is in their work that they have put the best of themselves.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The mysteries of faith are degraded if they are made into an object of affirmation and negation, when in reality they should be an object of contemplation.