Abbe's Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 33 Abbe's Quotes

#1. Providence was well aware what lay ahead for me, and my Capuchin training was to prepare me for it. - Author: Abbe Pierre
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#2. As a great man's influence never ends, so also there is not definite finality, no end, to a great survey; it runs along for centuries, ever responsive to the strain of the increasing needs of a growing population and an enlarging domain. - Author: Cleveland Abbe
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#3. True science is never speculative; it employs hypotheses as suggesting points for inquiry, but it never adopts the hypotheses as though they were demonstrated propositions. - Author: Cleveland Abbe
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#4. Censors are energetic and righteous people but they just couldn't work a room like Abbe Lane. - Author: Audrey Meadows
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#5. Those seven years in the cloister were the key to my life. - Author: Abbe Pierre
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#6. People are needed to take up the challenge, strong people, who proclaim the truth, throw it in people's faces, and do what they can with their own two hands. - Author: Abbe Pierre
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#7. Edmond Dantes: I don't believe in God.
Abbe Faria: That doesn't matter, He believes in you ... - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#8. I have started that which the country will not willingly let die. - Author: Cleveland Abbe
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#9. How many plays have been written in France?' Candide asked the abbe.
'Five or six thousand.'
'That's a lot,' said Candide. 'How many of them are good?'
'Fifteen or sixteen,' replied the abbe.
'That's a lot,' said Martin. - Author: Voltaire
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#10. I came from a wealthy family. I made over my share of the estate to various charities. - Author: Abbe Pierre
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#11. My family background was deeply Christian. - Author: Abbe Pierre
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#12. It is inevitable that those to whom is vouchsafed a long life of usefulness should outlive the friends of their youth. - Author: Cleveland Abbe
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#13. The ego is a palpable body part in an attorney, perhaps the most prominent body part. - Author: Abbe Smith
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#14. Salamander: Originally a reptile inhabiting fire; later, an anthropomorphous immortal, but still a pyrophile. Salamanders are now believed to be extinct, the last one of which we have an account having been seen in Carcassonne by the Abbe Belloc, who exorcised it with a bucket of holy water. - Author: Ambrose Bierce
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#15. One must count ones riches by the means one has to satisfy his desires. - Author: Antoine Francois Prevost D'Exiles
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#16. Philosophy cannot be taught; it is the application of the sciences to truth. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#17. Abbe Faria: Here is your final lesson - do not commit the crime for which you now serve the sentence. God said, Vengeance is mine.
Edmond Dantes: I don't believe in God.
Abbe Faria: It doesn't matter. He believes in you. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#18. 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. - Author: Abbe Pierre
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#19. The atmosphere is much too near for dreams. It forces us to action. It is close to us. We are in it and of it. It rouses us both to study and to do. We must know its moods and also its motive forces. - Author: Cleveland Abbe
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#20. The Abbe Paul looked at Agnes rather as Alain had, with respect. 'How sensible. People are desperate to probe mysteries which for the most part are best left unprobed. It is the modern curse: this demented drive to explain every blessed thing. Not everything can be explained. Nor should be, I think. - Author: Salley Vickers
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#21. My boyhood life in New York City has impressed me with the popular ignorance and also with the great need of something better than local lore and weather proverbs. - Author: Cleveland Abbe
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#22. Follow me, then, said the abbe, as he re-entered the subterranean passage, in which he soon disappeared, followed by Dantes. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#23. The Abbe de Saint-Pierre suggested an association of all the states of Europe to maintain perpetual peace among themselves. Is this association practicable, and supposing that it were established, would it be likely to last? - Author: Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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#24. Hope is not a matter of age. - Author: Abbe Pierre
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#25. 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. - Author: Abbe Pierre
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#26. Illness has always brought me nearer to a state of grace. - Author: Abbe Pierre
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#27. 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. - Author: Abbe Pierre
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#28. After the war, prompted by the Cardinal Archbishop of Paris, I entered Parliament so that a priest could speak out for the poor, as canon law at that time still permitted. - Author: Abbe Pierre
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#29. Foresight is the cause of Europe's present wars. If one would take pains to forsee nothing, the whole world would be tranquil, and I do not believe that one would be worse off for not waging war. - Author: Abbe Galiani
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#30. When they are assailed by despair, young people should let universal concerns into their lives. - Author: Abbe Pierre
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#31. The Abbe's warning: 'Never confront an enemy at the end of a journey, unless it happens to be his journey'. - Author: Stella Gibbons
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#32. It's not enough to attend church and pray every Sunday; you have to act. - Author: Abbe Pierre
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#33. The process of my transformation came to a head with my discovery of St. Francis of Assisi during a pilgrimage I went on with a scout troop from my school. - Author: Abbe Pierre
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