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Georges Bernanos

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Suicide only really frightens those who are never tempted by it and never will be, for its darkness only welcomes those who are predestined to it.

— Georges Bernanos


Our habits are our friends. Even our bad habits." -- Diary of a Country Priest

— Georges Bernanos

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The wish to pray is a prayer in itself.

— Georges Bernanos

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On ne comprends rien à la civilisation moderne, si l'on n'admet pas d'abord qu'elle est une conspiration universelle contre toute espèce de vie intérieure.

— Georges Bernanos

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Il faut beaucoup d'indisciplinés pour faire un peuple libre.

— Georges Bernanos


Truth is meant to save you first, and the comfort comes afterward.

— Georges Bernanos

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The wish to pray is a prayer in itself. God can ask no more than that of us.

— Georges Bernanos

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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 all.

— Georges Bernanos

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Faith is not a thing which one "loses," we merely cease to shape our lives by it.

— Georges Bernanos

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

— Georges Bernanos

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From exile he mocked the 'ridiculous' Vichy regime and became a strong supporter of the nationalist Free French Forces led by the conservative Charles de Gaulle. He emigrated to South America in 1938 and stayed there until 1945 for most of the time in Barbacena Brazil where he tried his hand at managing a farm. He served in the First World War as a soldier where he witnessed the battles of the Somme and Verdun.

Georges Bernanos ([bɛʁnanos]; 20 February 1888 – 5 July 1948) was a French author and a soldier in World War I.

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