Romain Rolland Quotes

Be reverent before the dawning day. Do not think of what will be in a year, or in ten years. Think of to-day.

If a man is to shed the light of the sun upon other men, he must first of all have it within himself.

If there is one place on the face of earth where all the dreams of living men have found a home from the very earliest days when man began the dream of existence, it is India!”

Discussion is impossible with someone who claims not to seek the truth, but already to possess it.

To understand everything is to hate nothing.

One makes mistakes; that is life.

But it is never a mistake to have loved

No one ever reads a book. He reads himself through books, either to discover or to control himself.

I am bringing to Europe, as yet unaware of it, the fruit of a new autumn, a new message of the Soul, the symphony of India, bearing the name of Ramakrishna. –

And in the life of Ramakrishna, the Man-Gods, I am about to relate the life of this Jacob’s ladder, whereon the twofold unbroken line of the Divine in man ascends and descends between heaven and earth.’

 Ramakrishna is the younger brother of our Christ. It is always the same Man – the son of Man, the Eternal, Our Son, Our God reborn. With each return he reveals himself a little more fully, and more enriched by the Universe.

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