Abbe Pierre Quotes

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Born: August 5, 1912, Lyon, France
Birth Country: France
Died: Val-de-Grâce, Paris, France, January 22, 2007
Occupation: Catholic Priest, Resistance Member
Religion: Catholic

It's true that humanity has seen a succession of crises, wars and atrocities, but this negative side is offset by advances in technology and cultural exchanges.
- Abbe Pierre

My family background was deeply Christian.
- Abbe Pierre

The question I asked Georges has now become a general one - You, who thought you were superfluous, who thought there was no place for you in society, not only are you not superfluous, you are needed and so those who were beggars become givers.
- Abbe Pierre

What I would say to the young men and women who are beset by hopelessness and doubt is that they should go and see what is being done on the ground to fight poverty, not like going to the zoo but to take action, to open their hearts and their consciences.
- Abbe Pierre

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