Archive for the ‘Religion’ Category

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.”

Quote of the day, Aug. 29

August 29, 2016

Annie Besant, on thought

“Thought is just not something objective in our heads. Thought is power—real, objective power. Moreover, the thoughts we create have a life of their own. They have a kind of material reality that affects other people for good or ill—hence our responsibility to chose.”

Quote of the day, Aug. 21

August 21, 2016

Soren Kierkegaard, from Fear and Trembling

“The true knight of faith is a witness, never a teacher, and therein lies his deep humanity, which is worth a good deal more than this silly participation in others’ weal and woe which is honored by the name of sympathy, whereas in fact it is nothing but vanity.”

Quote of the day, July 6

July 5, 2016

From Psalm 103

“Sanctorum velut aquilae juventus renovabitur.” (English translation: “Your youth is renewed like the eagle’s plumage.”