The admirable man has three goals, in ascending order of importance. Be a man who would bring the world into Love. Be a man who would bring his children into Love. Be a man who would bring his wife into Love.
If our closest relationships are rife with discord, then is it any comfort that our acquaintances are pleasant?
A life that has become only writing about life can forget what life is.
Intellectuals who talk all day long but do not act on their ideas: I have no patience for you, hypocrites! Yet, I am also a hypocrite…
The wise Nick Whitesides said, “Memes are our generation’s political cartoons.”
If you worry about what others think of you, you will fear men rather than God. If you ignore what others think of you, you will never see yourself.
Where can Knowledge be sure? Where can I build a hope? Where can I find a firm ground? Where can I lay my head to rest? In the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
The idea behind the word “Love” seems deeper than the idea behind “Virtue.”
The leader without peace in his soul will form a community without peace in its soul.
This is a hideous lie that awakens an eternal battle cry from my heart: The most wise are the most resigned to despair.
These words are not written as disconnected sayings. They all spring from one way of seeing the world, and this Way is what I am trying to convey.
It seems to me that the more desperately a piece of art tells you that it has no meaning, the more it begins to obviously have meaning.