Jesus wept Voltaire smiled. From that divine tear and from that human smile is derived the grace of present civilization.
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Hope is the word which God has written on the brow of every man.
Love is a portion of the soul itself, and it is of the same nature as the celestial breathing of the atmosphere of paradise.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
Religions do a useful thing: they narrow God to the limits of man. Philosophy replies by doing a necessary thing: it elevates man to the plane of God.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
Freedom in art, freedom in society, this is the double goal towards which all consistent and logical minds must strive.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
Greater than the tread of mighty armies is an idea whose time has come.
What is history? An echo of the past in the future a reflex from the future on the past.
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
Memory is a great artist. For every man and for every woman it makes the recollection of his or her life a work of art and an unfaithful record.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
Hip-Hop isn't just music, it is also a spiritual movement of the blacks! You can't just call Hip-Hop a trend!
We should feel sorrow, but not sink under its oppression.
But I love being scared. I think you're brave only when you do things that scare you. I've always used fear as a motivator. I'm not sure why.
Those issues are biblical issues: to care for the sick, to feed the hungry, to stand up for the oppressed. I contend that if the evangelical community became more biblical, everything would change.
When it comes to the health of our families, Barack refused to listen to all those folks who told him to leave health reform for another day, another president. He didn't care whether it was the easy thing to do politically - that's not how he was raised - he cared that it was the right thing to do.
Science has done more for the development of western civilization in one hundred years than Christianity did in eighteen hundred years.
I consider it useless and tedious to represent what exists, because nothing that exists satisfies me. Nature is ugly, and I prefer the monsters of my fancy to what is positively trivial.
My mom was a professional. My dad and mom met each other in a movie called 'New Faces of 1937.' My mom went under the name Thelma Leeds, and she did a few movies, and she was really a great singer, and when she married my dad and started to have a family, she sang at parties.