Archive for the ‘Religion’ Category

Quote of the day, Sept. 6

September 6, 2017

John Calvin, on hope

“We should ask God to increase our hope when it is small, awaken it when it is dormant, confirm it when it is wavering, strengthen it when it is weak, and raise it up when it is overthrown.”

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Quote of the day, Aug. 24

August 24, 2017

Thomas à Kempis, on peace

“In omnibus requiem quaesivi, et nusquam inveni nisi in angulo cum libro.”

(Everywhere I have sought peace and not found it, except in a corner with a book.)

Quote of the day, Aug. 1

August 1, 2017

Mohandas K. Gandhi, on prayer

“Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one’s weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.”

Quote of the day, April 16

April 16, 2017

Martin Luther

“God writes the Gospel not in the Bible alone, but also on trees, and in the flowers and clouds and stars.”

Quote of the day, Jan. 26

January 26, 2017

Mohandas K. Gandhi (1948)

“I want you to take a vow that you will never again listen to the voice of Satan and abandon the way of brotherliness and peace.”

Quote of the day, Nov. 28

November 28, 2016

Proverbs, 17:28

“Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise.”

Quote of the day, Oct. 30

October 30, 2016

Soren Kierkegaard, on the inner life

“A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.”

Quote of the day, Oct. 22

October 23, 2016

Exodus, 2:22

“I have been a stranger in a strange land.”

Quote of the day, Oct. 9

October 10, 2016

Proverbs, 29:18

“Where there is no vision, the people perish.”

Quote of the day, Oct. 5

October 5, 2016

Thomas à Kempis, from The Imitation of Christ (1427)

“How quickly passes away the glory of the world.”