Léon Bloy

Léon
Bloy
1846
1917

French Novelist, Essayist, Pamphleteer and Critic

Author Quotes

The worst evil is not the crime committed, but the failure to do the good one might have done.

Suffering passes, but the fact of having suffered never passes.

We suffer from that which does not exist. That which is does not cause suffering.

Joy is the most infallible sign of the presence of God.

Love does not make you weak, because it is the source of all strength, but it makes you see the nothingness of the illusory strength on which you depended before you knew it.

Man has places in his heart which do not yet exist, and into them enters suffering, in order that they may have existence.

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First Name
Léon
Last Name
Bloy
Birth Date
1846
Death Date
1917
Bio

French Novelist, Essayist, Pamphleteer and Critic