Find the best quotes by Jacques Maritain.
Poetry proceeds from the totality of man, sense, imagination, intellect, love, desire, instinct, blood and spirit together.
Americans seem sometimes to believe that if you are a thinker you must be a frowning bore, because thinking is so damn serious.
I don’t see America as a mainland, but as a sea, a big ocean. Sometimes a storm arises, a formidable current develops, and it seems…
The poet knows himself only on the condition that things resound in him, and that in him, at a single awakening, they and he come…
The great and admirable strength of America consists in this, that America is truly the American people.
Christianity taught men that love is worth more than intelligence.
We don’t love qualities; we love a person; sometimes by reason of their defects as well as their qualities.
A single idea, if it is right, saves us the labor of an infinity of experiences.
A man of courage flees forward, in the midst of new things.
Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy.
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