Quotations from Charles Péguy


A French Catholic Poet.

“The sinner is at the very heart of Christianity. Nobody is so competent as the sinner in matters of Christianity. Nobody, except the saint.”

“It will never be known what acts of cowardice have been committed for fear of not looking sufficiently progressive.”(Notre Patrie, 1905).

“Tyranny is always better organized than freedom”.

“Homer is new and fresh this morning, and nothing, perhaps, is so old and tired as today’s newspaper.”

Other quotations and one of his signature poems, THE PASSION OF OUR LADY, here:


In Christ,



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