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The capacity to give one's attention to a sufferer is a very rare and difficult thing; it is almost a miracle; it is a miracle. Nearly all those who think they have this capacity do not possess it. Warmth of heart, impulsiveness, pity are not enough.

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Simone Weil (February 3, 1909August 24, 1943) was a French philosopher and mystic.

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