The religious community is essential, for alone our vision is too narrow to see all that must be seen. Together, our vision widens and strength is renewed.Mark Morrison-Reed
Happy the people whose annals are blank in the history booksThomas Carlyle
When solving problems, dig at the roots instead of just hacking at the leaves.Anthony D'Angelo
By a peculiar prerogative, not only each individual is making daily advances in the sciences, and may makes advances in morality, but all mankind together are making a continual progress in proportion as the universe grows older; so that the whole human race, during the course of so many ages, may be considered as one man, who never ceases to live and learn.Blaise Pascal
The Puritan hated bear-baiting, not because it gave pain to the bear, but because it gave pleasure to the spectators.Thomas Babington Macaulay
Not all who wander are lost.J. R. R. Tolkien
Love is the extra effort we make in our dealings with those whom we do not like and once you understand that, you understand all. This idea that love overtakes you is nonsense. This is but a polite manifestation of sex. To love another you have to undertake some fragment of their destiny.
He is not only dull himself, but the cause of dullness in others.
If human beings are perceived as potentials rather than problems, as possessing strengths instead of weaknesses, as unlimited rather that dull and unresponsive, then they thrive and grow to their capabilities.