Marie Maistre Quotes

12 Marie Maistre quotes:

"Without doubt God is the universal moving force, but each being is moved according to the nature that God has given it. He directs angels, man, animals, brute matter, in sum all created things, but each according to its nature, and man having been created free, he is freely led. This rule is truly the eternal law and in it we must believe."
"We are tainted by modern philosophy which has taught us that all is good, whereas evil has polluted everything and in a very real sense all is evil, since nothing is in its proper place."
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"If there was no moral evil upon earth, there would be no physical evil."
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"It is one of man's curious idiosyncrasies to create difficulties for the pleasure of resolving them."
"There is no philosophy without the art of ignoring objections."
"The most wonderful aspect of the universal scheme of things is the action of free beings under divine guidance."
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"False opinions are like false money, struck first of all by guilty men and thereafter circulated by honest people who perpetuate the crime without knowing what they are doing."
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"Wherever an altar is found, there civilization exists."
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"Man in general, if reduced to himself, is too wicked to be free."
"There is no easy method of learning difficult things. The method is to close the door, give out that you are not at home, and work."
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"To know how to wait. It is the great secret of success."
"All pain is a punishment, and every punishment is inflicted for love as much as for justice."
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