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Georges Bernanos
(1888-1948) born on
Feb 20
French novelist, polemical writer. His masterpiece, "The Diary of a Country Priest," established him as one of the most original and independent Roman Catholic writers of his time.
         
   
F
The world is eaten up by boredom. . . . You can't see it all at once. It is like dust. You go about and never notice, you breathe it in, you eat and drink it.

R
The most dangerous of our calculations are those we call illusions.
A
Hope is a risk that must be run.
N
Truth is meant to save you first, and the comfort comes afterward.
K
It's a fine thing to rise above pride, but you must have pride in order to do so.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: The Diary of a Country Priest, ch. 1 (1936; tr. 1937).
R: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
A: In "Wisdom of the Ages at Your Fingertips," MCR software, 1995.
N: The Diary of a Country Priest/ 1937
K: The Diary of a Country Priest/ 1937
   


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