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Suffering has roused them from the sleep of gentle life, and every day fills them with a terrible intoxication. They are now something more than themselves; those we loved were merely happy shadows. Georges Duhamel#Uncategorized 59
Georges Duhamel#Uncategorized 59
I have too much respect for the idea of God to make it responsible for such an absurd world. Georges Duhamel#Absurd 49
Georges Duhamel#Absurd 49
Do not trust your memory; it is a net full of holes; the most beautiful prizes slip through it. Georges Duhamel#Trust 48
Georges Duhamel#Trust 48
We do not know the true value of our moments until they have undergone the test of memory. Georges Duhamel#Memory 42
Georges Duhamel#Memory 42
The swimmer adrift on the open seas measures his strength, and strives with all his muscles to keep himself afloat. But what is he to do when there is no land on the horizon, and none beyond it? Georges Duhamel#Uncategorized 28
Georges Duhamel#Uncategorized 28
In the beds which the piety of the public has prepared on every side, stricken men await the verdict of fate. Georges Duhamel#Fate 24
Georges Duhamel#Fate 24
There is no French town in which the wounds inflicted on the battle-field are not bleeding. Georges Duhamel#Uncategorized 18
Georges Duhamel#Uncategorized 18
We can know nothing till after this grave debate. The soul must withdraw, for this is not its hour. Now the knife must divide the flesh, and lay the ravage bare, and do its work completely. Georges Duhamel#Work 18
Georges Duhamel#Work 18
Let us lose none of their humble words, let us note their slightest gestures, and tell me, tell me that we will think of them together, now and later, when we realise the misery of the times and the magnitude of their sacrifice. Georges Duhamel#Sacrifice 16
Georges Duhamel#Sacrifice 16
It is always brave to say what everyone thinks. Georges Duhamel#Opinion 15
Georges Duhamel#Opinion 15
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