Georges Bernanos quotes

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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 al ...
Justice in the hands of the powerful is merely a governing system like any other. Why call it justice? Let us rather call it injus ...
When you think of the huge uninterrupted success of a book like Don Quixote, you're bound to realize that if humankind have not ye ...
It is the perpetual dread of fear, the fear of fear, that shapes the face of a brave man.
What does the truth matter? Haven't we mothers all given our sons a taste for lies, lies which from the cradle upwards lull them, ...
A poor man with nothing in his belly needs hope, illusion, more than bread.
Fact is Our Lord knew all about the power of money: He gave capitalism a tiny niche in His scheme of things, He gave it a chance, ...
Lust is a mysterious wound in the side of humanity; or rather, at the very source of its life! To confound this lust in man with t ...
They can never have known old monks, wise, shrewd, unerring in judgment, and yet aglow with passionate insight, so very tender in ...
Who are you to condemn another's sin? He who condemns sin becomes part of it, espouses it.
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