• If you say to someone who has ears to hear: "What you are doing to me is not just," you may touch and awaken at its source the spirit of attention and love. But it is not the same with words like, "I have the right..." or "you have no right to..." They evoke a latent war and awaken the spirit of contention.

    Simone Weil (2015). “Selected Essays, 1934-1943: Historical, Political, and Moral Writings”, p.21, Wipf and Stock Publishers