18 Total Quotes

Charles Peguy Quotes

Any father whose son raises his hand against him is guilty of having produced a son who raised his hand against him.
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#French Philosopher #Father

Homer is new this morning, and perhaps nothing is as old as today's newspaper
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#Homer

A word is not the same with one writer as with another. One tears it from his guts. The other pulls it out of his overcoat pocket.
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#French Philosopher #Guts

Love is rarer than genius itself. And friendship is rarer than love.
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#French Philosopher #Friends Or Friendship #Quote of the Day

The honest man must be a perpetual renegade, the life of an honest man a perpetual infidelity. For the man who wishes to remain faithful must take himself perpetually unfaithful to all the continual, successive, indefatigable, renascent errors.
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#Honesty #Honest

Tyranny is always better organized than freedom
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#Freedom

We must always tell what we see. Above all, and this is more difficult, we must always see what we see.
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#French Philosopher

Short of genius a rich man cannot even imagine poverty.
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#French Philosopher #Genius

Freedom is a system based on courage.
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#French Philosopher

Tyranny is always better organized than freedom.
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He who does not bellow the truth when he knows the truth makes himself the accomplice of liars and forgers.
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#French Philosopher

Homer is new this morning, and perhaps nothing is as old as today's newspaper.
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#French Philosopher