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Xavier Doudan Quotes


French author
(1800 - 1872)

Everything without tells the individual that he is nothing; everything within persuades him that he is everything.
[Individuality]
 

Old ideas are prejudices, and new ones caprices.
[Ideas]
 

The doubts of an honest man contain more moral truth than the profession of faith of people under a worldly yoke.
[Doubt]
 

Violent natures make history. - The instruments they use almost always kill. - Religion and philosophy have their vestments covered with innocent blood.
[History]