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Simone Weil

Simone Weil (3 February 1909 – 24 August 1943) was a French philosopher, mystic, and political activist. Weil wrote throughout her life, though most of her writings did not attract much attention until after her death. In the 1950s and 1960s, her work became famous on continental Europe and throughout the English-speaking world. Her thought has continued to be the subject of extensive scholarship across a wide range of fields.

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Humility is attentive patience.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
Evil when we are in its power is not felt as evil but as a necessity even a duty.
Petroleum is a more likely cause of international conflict than wheat.

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