Bossuet Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 27 Bossuet Quotes

#1. The inexorable boredom that is at the core of life. - Author: Jacques-Benigne Bossuet
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#2. An ancient proverb summed it up when a wizard is tired of looking for broken glass in his dinner, it ran, he is tired of life. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#3. She wasn't going to sit down and patiently wait for a miracle to help her. She was going to rush into life and wrest from it what she could. - Author: Margaret Mitchell
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#4. O death! We thank you for the light that you will shed upon our ignorance. - Author: Jacques-Benigne Bossuet
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#5. In the midst of the disguises and artifices that reign among men, it is only attention and vigilance that can save us from surprises. - Author: Jacques-Benigne Bossuet
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#6. I could recite you the whole of Thucydides, Xenophon, Plutarch, Titus Livius, Tacitus, Strada, Jornandes, Dante, Montaigne, Shakespeare, Spinoza, Machiavelli, and Bossuet. I name only the most important." "You - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#7. An Indian philosopher, being asked what were, according to his opinion, the two most beautiful things in the universe, answered: The starry heavens above our heads, and the feeling of duty in our hearts. - Author: Jacques-Benigne Bossuet
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#8. There is no health in those who are displeased by an element in Your creation, just as there was none in me when I was displeased by many things You had made. Because my soul didn't dare to say that my God displeased me, it refused to attribute to You whatever was displeasing. - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#9. Every error is truth abused. - Author: Jacques-Benigne Bossuet
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#10. Hen Maistre adopts Bossuet's bold idea that "the heretic is he who has personal
ideas" - in other words, ideas that have no reference to either a social or a religious tradition - he provides
the formula for the most ancient and the most modern of conformities. - Author: Albert Camus
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#11. Honor is like the eye, which cannot suffer the least impurity without damage. It is a precious stone, the price of which is lessened by a single flaw. - Author: Jacques-Benigne Bossuet
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#12. The worst derangement of the spirit is to believe things because we want them to be so, not because we have seen them for what they are. - Author: Jacques-Benigne Bossuet
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#13. Newton, Pascal, Bossuet, Racine, F?nelon
that is to say, some of the most enlightened men on earth, in the most philosophical of all ages
have been believers in Jesus Christ; and the great Cond?, when dying, repeated these noble words, "Yes, I shall see God as He is, face to face!". - Author: Luc De Clapiers
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#14. If want to succeed, you must work to overcome the obstacles on your path. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#15. Only great souls know the grandeur there is in charity. - Author: Jacques-Benigne Bossuet
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#16. The spirit of the world encloses four kinds of spirits, diametrically opposed to charity
the spirit of resentment, spirit of aversion, spirit of jealousy and the spirit of indifference. - Author: Jacques-Benigne Bossuet
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#17. The greatest weakness of all weaknesses is to fear too much to appear weak. - Author: Jacques-Benigne Bossuet
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#18. Bossuet has a sentence which is beyond the comprehension of an apostle who does not realize what must be the soul of his apostolate. It runs: "When God desires a work to be wholly from His hand, he reduces all to impotence and nothingness, and then He acts." Nothing wounds God so much as pride. - Author: Jean-Baptiste Chautard
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#19. We are in the position of the man who has only two ambitions in life. One is to invent the universal solvent which will dissolve any solid substance, and the second is to invent the universal container which will hold any liquid. Whatever this inventor does, he will be frustrated. - Author: Norbert Wiener
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#20. To know one's self, one must go all the way to horror. - Author: Jacques-Benigne Bossuet
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#21. The world itself makes us sick of the world. - Author: Jacques-Benigne Bossuet
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#22. It is difficult to be funny and great at the same time. Aristophanes and Moliere and Mark Twain must sit below Aristotle and Bossuet and Emerson. - Author: Stephen Leacock
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#23. I love to thik of my little children whom God has called to himself as away at school-at the best school in the universe, under the best teachers, learning the best things, in the best possible manner. O death! We thank thee for the light that thou wilt shed upon our ignorance. - Author: Jacques-Benigne Bossuet
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#24. Truth is a queen who has her eternal throne in heaven, and her seat of empire in the heart of God. - Author: Jacques-Benigne Bossuet
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#25. Well-meant ignorance is a grievous calamity in high places. - Author: Jacques-Benigne Bossuet
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#26. Readiness for death is that of character, rather than of occupation. It is right living which prepares for safe or even joyous dying. - Jacques - Author: Jacques-Benigne Bossuet
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#27. Will you give the girl to me?" she said. "Will you let me try?"
He nodded, dizzy with relief. "Please, Willo. Please. Save her. It doesn't matter ... what happens to me. - Author: Cinda Williams Chima
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