God loves atheists. The former ones make the most compelling theists because they're so empirically familiar with how atheists think.
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.
I would rather be an artist than a leader. Ironically, a leader has to follow the rules.
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.
Envy is a sign of insecurity, yes; but so is longing to be envied.