Quotation by George Sand

Faith is an excitement and an enthusiasm: it is a condition of intellectual magnificence to which we must cling as to a treasure, and not squander on our way through life in the small coin of empty words, or in exact and priggish argument.
George Sand (1804–1876), French novelist. Letter, May 25, 1866. Correspondence, vol. 4 (1883).

Real name Amandine Aurore Lucie Dupin, Baroness Dudevant.
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