Romain Rolland Quotes
Brief author info: Romain Rolland (1866-1944) French novelist, playwright, essayist.
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Passion is like genius: a miracle.
Love of my country does not demand that I shall hate and slay those noble and faithful souls who also love theirs.
Any man who is really a man must learn to be alone in the midst of others, to think alone for others, and, if necessary, against others.
Skepticism and faith are no less necessary. Skepticism, riddling the faith of yesterday, prepared the way for the faith of tomorrow.
A hero is a man who does what he can.
I find war detestable but those who praise it without participating in it even more so.
As a result of all his education, from everything he hears and sees around him, the child absorbs such a lot of lies and foolish nonsense, mixed in with essential truths, that the first duty of the adolescent who wants to be a healthy man is to disgorge it all.
One makes mistakes: that is life. But it is never quite a mistake to have loved.
A hero is one who does what he can.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
The most important thing is to enjoy your life-to be happy-it's all that matters.
Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.