Georges Bernanos Quotes

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Born: February 20, 1888, Paris, France
Birth Country: France
Died: Paris, France, July 5, 1948
Occupation: Author

1.
A poor man with nothing in his belly needs hope, illusion, more than bread.
- Georges Bernanos

2.
Faith is not a thing which one 'loses,' we merely cease to shape our lives by it.
- Georges Bernanos

3.
Hell, madam, is to love no longer.
- Georges Bernanos

4.
Hope is a risk that must be run.
- Georges Bernanos

5.
It is the perpetual dread of fear, the fear of fear, that shapes the face of a brave man.
- Georges Bernanos

6.
Little things seem nothing, but they give peace, like those meadow flowers which individually seem odorless but all together perfume the air.
- Georges Bernanos

7.
Purity is not imposed upon us as though it were a kind of punishment, it is one of those mysterious but obvious conditions of that supernatural knowledge of ourselves in the Divine, which we speak of as faith. Impurity does not destroy this knowledge, it slays our need for it.
- Georges Bernanos

8.
The first sign of corruption in a society that is still alive is that the end justifies the means.
- Georges Bernanos

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