Best Quotes by Romain Rolland (Top 10)

  1. Be reverent before the dawning day. Do not think of what will be in a year, or in ten years. Think of to-day.
  2. To a man whose mind is free there is something even more intolerable in the sufferings of animals than in the sufferings of man. For with the latter it is at least admitted that suffering is evil and that the man who causes it is a criminal. But thousands of animals are uselessly butchered every day without a shadow of remorse. If any man were to refer to it, he would be thought ridiculous. And that is the unpardonable crime.
  3. Discussion is impossible with someone who claims not to seek the truth, but already to possess it.
  4. One makes mistakes; that is life. But it is never a mistake to have loved.
  5. It is the artist's business to create sunshine when the sun fails.
  6. 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.
  7. A hero is a man who does what he can.
  8. To understand everything is to hate nothing.
  9. If a man is to shed the light of the sun upon other men, he must first of all have it within himself.
  10. Skepticism, riddling the faith of yesterday, prepared the way for the faith of tomorrow.