Top 10 Quotes by Criss Jami

Criss Jami

God loves atheists. The former ones make the most compelling theists because they're so empirically familiar with how atheists think.

Criss Jami
Intelligent people, as some say, in their openness, are indeed slow to criticize, but conversely, in their openness to the concerns of others, the genuine are slow to fret about being criticized.
Criss Jami

Many of us fight for and boast our freedom of what is ultimately the ability to prove ourselves to other people. It is unfortunate that only a few of us are so free in our joy, we no longer feel the need to prove ourselves to anyone.

Criss Jami
When I look at a person, I see a person - not a rank, not a class, not a title.
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I would rather be an artist than a leader. Ironically, a leader has to follow the rules.

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Man was created to glorify God. Now, that may encompass other things which God has planned for each man, but essentially, man was created to glorify God.
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It's simple, it's not that simple; or life is simple, but the things in it are not. When a man does not understand it, he tends to inflate it. When he does, he tends to deflate it. In the end, neither images are fully accurate.

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It often seems as though the silent, humble servant is secretly wiser and more discerning than the haughty master; yet through dutiful (and sometimes insecure) surrender he continues to serve and carry out petty orders in loyal acquiesce.
Criss Jami

Envy is a sign of insecurity, yes; but so is longing to be envied.

Criss Jami
My confidence is in the idea that I may be wrong on this or that. No man in this life should ever have to bear the burden of perfection.