Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
Evil, when we are in its power, is not felt as evil, but as a necessity, even a duty.
Force is as pitiless to the man who possesses it, or thinks he does, as it is to its victims;… (read more)
Human beings are so made that the ones who do the crushing feel nothing; it is the person crushed who… (read more)
Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that… (read more)
Humility is attentive patience.
I am not a Catholic; but I consider the Christian idea, which has its roots in Greek thought and in… (read more)
Every perfect life is a parable invented by God.