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Born in January 7, 1873 / Died in September 5, 1914 / United States / English

Quotes by Charles Péguy

Freedom is a system based on courage.
He who does not bellow the truth when he knows the truth makes himself the accomplice of liars and forgers.
Short of genius a rich man cannot even imagine poverty.
We must always tell what we see. Above all, and this is more difficult, we must always see what we see.
Any father whose son raises his hand against him is guilty of having produced a son who raised his hand against him.
Love is rarer than genius itself. And friendship is rarer than love.
Tyranny is always better organized than freedom.
A word is not the same with one writer as with another. One tears it from his guts. The other pulls it out of his overcoat pocket.