In his life Christ is an example showing us how to live in his death he is a sacrifice satisfying our sins in his resurrection a conqueror in his ascension a king in his intercession a high priest.
The reproduction of mankind is a great marvel and mystery. Had God consulted me in the matter, I should have advised him to continue the generation of the species by fashioning them out of clay.
The Bible is alive, it speaks to me; it has feet, it runs after me; it has hands, it lays hold of me.
It is as if a wolf devoured a sheep and the sheep were so powerful that it transformed the wolf and turned him into a sheep. So, when we eat Christ's flesh physically and spiritually, the food is so powerful that it transforms us.
I have so much to do today, I'll need to spend another hour on my knees.
If I am not allowed to laugh in heaven, I don't want to go there.
I frankly confess that even if it were possible I should not wish to have free choice given to me, or to have anything left in my own hands by which I might strive for salvation.
Riches, understanding, beauty, are fair gifts of God.
God scorns and mocks the devil, in setting under his very nose a poor, weak, human creature, mere dust and ashes, yet endowed with the firstfruits of the Spirit, against whom the devil can do nothing.
This grace of God is a very great, strong, mighty and active thing. It does not lie asleep in the soul. Grace hears, leads, drives, draws, changes, works all in man, and lets itself be distinctly felt and experienced. It is hidden, but its works are evident.
No matter how much restriction civilization imposes on the individual, he nevertheless finds some way to circumvent it. Wit is the best safety valve modern man has evolved; the more civilization, the more repression, the more need there is for wit.".
All giving is asking, and all asking is an asking for love.
Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise. Sigmund F
Religion is a system of wishful illusions together with a disavowal of reality, such as we find nowhere else but in a state of blissful hallucinatory confusion. Religion's eleventh commandment is "Thou shalt not question.
Dreams are the guardians of sleep and not its disturbers.
Neurosis is the inability to tolerate ambiguity. Sigmund Freu
A belligerent state permits itself every such misdeed, every such act of violence, as would disgrace the individual.
Religion restricts the play of choice and adaptation, since it imposes equally on everyone its own path to the acquisition of happiness and protection from suffering. Its technique consists in depressing the value of life and distorting the picture of the real world in a delusional manner - which pr
Yes, America is gigantic, but a gigantic mistake. Sigmund Freu
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.
The intention that man should be happy is not in the plan of Creation.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
I had the greatest respect for the authorities of my day--until I studied things for myself, and came to my own conclusions.
Look into the depths of your own soul and learn first to know yourself, then you will understand why this illness was bound to come upon you and perhaps you will thenceforth avoid falling ill.
Let us consider the polarity of love and hate.... Now, clinical observation shows not only that love is with unexpected regularityaccompanied by hate (ambivalence), and not only that in human relationships hate is frequently a forerunner of love, but also that in many circumstances hate changes into
Opposition is not necessarily enmity.
The tendency to aggression is an innate, independent, instinctual disposition in man... it constitutes the powerful obstacle to culture.
What progress we are making. In the Middle Ages they would have burned me. Now they are content with burning my books.
Thinking is an experimental dealing with small quantities of energy, just as a general moves miniature figures over a map before setting his troops in action.
Religion belonged to the infancy of humanity. Now that humanity had come of age, it should be left behind.