He that takes truth for his guide, and duty for his end, may safely trust to God's providence to lead him aright.
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Faith is different from proof the latter is human, the former is a Gift from God.
I have made this letter longer than usual, only because I have not had the time to make it shorter.
It is the fight alone that pleases us, not the victory.
Justice and truth are too such subtle points that our tools are too blunt to touch them accurately.
It is the heart which perceives God and not the reason. That is what faith is: God perceived by the heart, not by the reason.
Men often take their imagination for their heart and they believe they are converted as soon as they think of being converted.
The finite is annihilated in the presence of the infinite, and becomes a pure nothing. So our spirit before God, so our justice before divine justice.
Contradiction is not a sign of falsity, nor the lack of contradiction a sign of truth.
To have no time for philosophy is to be a true philosopher.
That we must love one God only is a thing so evident that it does not require miracles to prove it.
In love the paradox occurs that two beings become one and yet remain two.
Lulled in the countless chambers of the brain, our thoughts are linked by many a hidden chain; awake but one, and in, what myriads rise!
All men are by nature equal, made all of the same earth by one Workman and however we deceive ourselves, as dear unto God is the poor peasant as the mighty prince.
I always had a really natural faith as a kid. Where I knew God existed and it felt very free and pretty wild and natural, and it wasn't religious.
I like the George Romero films, which were really great, social satire movies really twisted.
No evil can happen to a good man, either in life or after death.
Read the Bible. Work hard and honestly. And don't complain.
A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider god-fearing and pious. On the other hand, they do less easily move against him, believing that he has the gods on his side.
I love art dealers. In some ways, they're my favorite people in the art world. Really. I love that they put their money where their taste is, create their own aesthetic universes, support artists, employ people, and do all of this while letting us see art for free. Many are visionaries.
I'm completely comfortable with gay marriage.