Georges Bernanos

Georges Bernanos (; 20 February 1888 – 5 July 1948) was a French author, and a soldier in World War I. Of Roman Catholic and monarchist leanings, he was a violent adversary to bourgeois thought and to what he identified as defeatism leading to France's defeat in 1940.

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Read more about Georges Bernanos:  Biography, Major Works

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Georges Bernanos - Major Works
... Bernanos) Les prédestinés 1983 (includes "Sainte Dominique" 1926, "Jeanne relapse et sainte," and "Frère Martin" 1943) Lettres retrouvées ...

Famous quotes by georges bernanos:

    The modern state no longer has anything but rights; it does not recognize duties any more.
    Georges Bernanos (1888–1948)

    The first sign of corruption in a society that is still alive is that the end justifies the means.
    Georges Bernanos (1888–1948)

    What does the truth matter? Haven’t we mothers all given our sons a taste for lies, lies which from the cradle upwards lull them, reassure them, send them to sleep: lies as soft and warm as a breast!
    Georges Bernanos (1888–1948)

    When you think of the huge uninterrupted success of a book like Don Quixote, you’re bound to realize that if humankind have not yet finished being revenged, by sheer laughter, for being let down in their greatest hope, it is because that hope was cherished so long and lay so deep!
    Georges Bernanos (1888–1948)