Quotations From GEORGES BERNANOS

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  • 11.
    A thought which does not result in an action is nothing much, and an action which does not proceed from a thought is nothing at all.
    Georges Bernanos (1888-1948), French novelist, political writer. "France Before the World of Tomorrow," The Last Essays of Georges Bernanos (1955).
  • 12.
    When you think of the huge uninterrupted success of a book like Don Quixote, you're bound to realize that if humankind have not yet finished being revenged, by sheer laughter, for being let down in their greatest hope, it is because that hope was cherished so long and lay so deep!
    Georges Bernanos (1888-1948), French novelist and political writer. M. Olivier, in The Diary of a Country Priest, ch. 7 (1936).

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  • 13.
    Civilization exists precisely so that there may be no masses but rather men alert enough never to constitute masses.
    Georges Bernanos (1888-1948), French novelist, political writer. "Why Freedom?" The Last Essays of Georges Bernanos (1955).
  • 14.
    The modern state no longer has anything but rights; it does not recognize duties any more.
    Georges Bernanos (1888-1948), French novelist, political writer. "Why Freedom," The Last Essays of George Bernanos (1955).
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