Archive for the ‘Religion’ Category

Quote of the day, Nov. 17

November 17, 2017

Mohandas K. Gandhi, on wisdom (1940)

“It is unwise to be too sure of one’s own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err.”

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Quote of this day, Nov. 9

November 10, 2017

John Calvin, on the state of being

“There is not one blade of grass, there is no color in this world that is not intended to make us rejoice.”

Quote of the day, Nov. 5

November 6, 2017

Martin Luther, on music

“Next to the Word of God, the noble art of music is the greatest treasure in the world.”

Quote of the day, Oct. 28

October 29, 2017

Cotton Mather, on monsters

“Ye monsters of the bubbling deep,
Your Maker’s praises spout;
Up from the sands ye codlings peep,
And wag your tails about.”

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.”

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.”