You can just look at a mountain and get a connection with God, you don't have to understand the mountain to feel that.
Omens are the individual language in which God talks to you. My omens are not your omens.
The wise men understood that this natural world is only an image and a copy of paradise. The existence of this world is simply a guarantee that there exists a world that is perfect. God created the world so that, through its visible objects, men could understand his spiritual teachings and the marve
When you find your path, you must not be afraid. You need to have sufficient courage to make mistakes. Disappointment, defeat, and despair are the tools God uses to show us the way.
You are someone who is different, but who wants to be the same as everyone else. And that in my view is a serious illness. God chose you to be different. Why are you disappointing God with this kind of attitude?
You are protected. But if you don't take risks, God will retreat and become only a subject of philosophical speculation...
I am a Catholic, not so committed to the church, but to the idea of the Virgin, the female face of God.
The men of the press, who despised their own profession, did not know why they were enjoying it today. One of them, a young man with years of notorious success behind him and a cynical look of twice his age, said suddenly, 'I know what I'd like to be: I wish I could be a man who covers news!'
Evil requires the sanction of the victim.
A mystic is a man who treats his feelings as tools of cognition.
her face lay still on the air under his face...
To discuss evil in a manner implying neutrality, is to sanction it.
They had rejected the soul-body dichotomy, with its two corollaries: the impotence of man's mind and the damnation of this earth; they had rejected the doctrine of suffering as man's metaphysical fate, they proclaimed man's right to the pursuit of happiness and were determined to establish on earth
Achievement of your happiness is the only moral purpose of your life, and that happiness, not pain or mindless self-indulgence, is the proof of your moral integrity, since it is the proof and the result of your loyalty to the achievement of your values.
To hold an unchanging youth is to reach at the end, the vision with which one started.
Any work is creative work if done by a thinking mind.
The creator's concern is the conquest of nature. The parasite's concern is the conquest of men.
Collectivism holds that the individual has no rights, that his life and work belong to the group (to "society," to the tribe, the state, the nation) and that the group may sacrifice him at its own whim to its own interests. The only way to implement a doctrine of that kind is by means of brute force
This miracle of me is mine to own and keep, and mine to guard, and mine to use, and mine to kneel before.
People create their own questions because they are afraid to look straight. All you have to do is look straight and see the road, and when you see it, don't sit looking at it - walk.
One can study what exists and how consciousness functions; but one cannot analyze (or â€œproveâ€) existence as such, or consciousness as such. These are irreducible primaries. (An attempt to â€œproveâ€ them is self-contradict ory: it is an attempt to â€œproveâ€ existence by means of nonexistence, an
The only proper, moral purpose of a government is to protect man's rights, which means: to protect him from physical violence - to protect his right to his own life, to his own liberty, to his own property and to the pursuit of his own happiness. Without property rights, no other rights are possible
So you think that money is the root of all evil? [...] Have you ever asked what is the root of money? Money is a tool of exchange, which can't exist unless there are goods produced and men able to produce them. Money is the material shape of the principle that men who wish to deal with one another m
This god, this one word: I.
The only proper purpose of a government is to protect man's rights, which means: to protect him from physical violence.
The worst evil that you can do, psychologically, is to laugh at yourself. That means spitting in your own face.
Freedom comes from seeing the ignorance of your critics and discovering the emptiness of their virtue.