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Famous As: Writer, Playwright, Essayist, Historian, Novelist, Musicologist
Born On: January 29, 1866
Died On: December 30, 1944
Born In: Clamecy, Nièvre
Died At Age: 78

Romain Rolland was an eminent French art historian, dramatist, essayist, mystic, and novelist. In 1915, he was awarded the ‘Nobel Prize for Literature.’ He is renowned for his influence and correspondence with Sigmund Freud. He was also an advocate of Stalin in France. Some of his notable works include ‘The Enchanted Soul,’ ‘Au dessus de la melee,’ ‘Celebrity Biography,’ ‘Jean-Christophe,’ ‘The Life of Tolstoy,’ Colas Breugnon,’ ‘Pierre et Luce,’ and various others. We have gathered some popular quotes by Romain Rolland, which has been excerpted from his poems, books, essays, writings, and novels. Zoom through the corpus of quotes by Romain Rolland on Beethoven, Gandhi, India, heroism, Hinduism, Antoinette, impossible, courage, positive, passion, dream, genius, etc.

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

Romain Rolland

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

Romain Rolland

To understand everything is to hate nothing.

Romain Rolland

One makes mistakes; that is life. But it is never a mistake to have loved.

Romain Rolland

Everything is music for the born musician.

Romain Rolland

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

Romain Rolland

The public will only stand genius in infintesimal doses,sprinkled with mannerisms and fashionable literature...A fashionable genius!Doesn't that make you laugh?..what a waste of power!

Romain Rolland

I distrust official charity.All charity should be done by stealth.

Romain Rolland

Stones are hard everywhere.

Romain Rolland

I would rather have this life of combat than the moral calm and mournful stupor of these last years. God give me struggle, enemies, howling crowds, all the combot of which I am capable.

Romain Rolland

How often', he said,'does a man ruin his disciples by remaining always with them.

Romain Rolland

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

Romain Rolland

A limited number of types,good and bad serve for all ages.

Romain Rolland

...a hero is a man who does what he can. The others do not do it.

Romain Rolland