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The future starts today, not tomorrow.
Pope John Paul Ii art
You dont choose your family. They are Gods gift to you, as you are to them.
Desmond Tutu family
Soon afterward he went on through cities and villages, proclaiming and bringing the good news of the kingdom of God. And the twelve were with him, and also some women who had been healed of evil spirits and infirmities: Mary, called Magdalene, from whom seven demons had gone out, and Joanna, the wife of Chuza, Herod’s household manager, and Susanna, and many others, who provided for them out of their means.Luke 8:1-3 English Standard Version
Mary Magdalene god
is a mark of , and whoever has not kindness has not faith.
Muhammad faith
I was in the death struggle with self: God and Satan fought for my soul those three long hours. God conquered — now I have only one doubt left — which of the twain was God?
Aleister Crowley death
Allah will help him who moves in the way of Allah.
Abu Bakr help
Remember the sufferings of Christ, the storms that were weathered... the crown that came from those sufferings which gave new radiance to the faith... All saints give testimony to the truth that without real effort, no one ever wins the crown.
Thomas Becket truth
To me, it really seems visible today that ethics is not something exterior to the economy, which, as technical matter, could function on its own; rather, ethics is an interior principle of the economy itself, which cannot function if it does not take account of the human values of solidarity and reciprocal responsibility.
Pope Benedict XVI self
The essence of optimism is that it takes no account of the present, but it is a source of inspiration, of vitality and hope where others have resigned; it enables a man to hold his head high, to claim the future for himself and not to abandon it to his enemy.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer hope
Look! Don't be deceived by appearances - men and things are not what they seem. All who are not on the rock are in the sea!
William Booth men
I was made a sinner by deriving my being from Adam; I am made just by being washed in the blood of Christ and not by Christ's 'words and example.'
Bernard of Clairvaux words
But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven; for he makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust.
Jesus Christ evil
No man is excluded from calling upon God, the gate of salvation is set open unto all men: neither is there any other thing which keepeth us back from entering in, save only our own unbelief.
John Calvin belief
Remove grace, and you have nothing whereby to be saved. Remove free will and you have nothing that could be saved.
Anselm of Canterbury grace
The highest point of philosophy is to be both wise and simple; this is the angelic life.
John Chrysostom life
The greatest legacy one can pass on to one's children and grandchildren is not money or other material things accumulated in one's life, but rather a legacy of character and faith.
Billy Graham life
I have loved justice and hated iniquity: therefore I die in exile.
Pope Gregory VII love
Make all you can, save all you can, give all you can.
John Wesley you
Nothing great is ever achieved without much enduring.
Catherine of Siena wit
Nothing is more damaging to you than to do something that you believe is wrong.
Abraham believe
Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do.
Pope John Xxiii hope
If a man say, I love God, and hateth his brother, he is a liar: for he that loveth not his brother whom he hath seen, how can he love God whom he hath not seen? And this commandment have we from him, That he who loveth God love his brother also.
John The Apostle love
First keep peace with yourself, then you can also bring peace to others.
Thomas A Kempis peace
If one commits the act of sodomy with a cow, an ewe, or a camel, their urine and their excrements become impure, and even their milk may no longer be consumed. The animal must then be killed and as quickly as possible and burned.
Ruhollah Khomeini men
No one else holds or has held the place in the heart of the world which Jesus holds. Other gods have been as devoutly worshipped; no other man has been so devoutly loved.
John Knox love
Time and again we see leaders and members of religions incite aggression, fanaticism, hate, and xenophobia - even inspire and legitimate violent and bloody conflicts.
Hans Kung religion
Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.
Martin Luther world
Considering that the blessed life we so long for consists in an intimate and true love of God Our Creator and Lord, which binds and obliges us all to a sincere love.
Ignatius Of Loyola love
Start the practice of self-control with some penance; begin with fasting.
Mahavira art
Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.
Maimonides life
Even though we are deceived, still believe. Though we are betrayed, still forgive. Love completely even those who hate you.
Sun Myung Moon hate
You shall not steal, nor deal falsely, nor lie to one another.
Moses lie
If I have any worth, it is to live my life for God so as to teach these peoples; even though some of them still look down on me.
Saint Patrick life
All life demands struggle. Those who have everything given to them become lazy, selfish, and insensitive to the real values of life. The very striving and hard work that we so constantly try to avoid is the major building block in the person we are today.
Pope Paul Vi life
Our Masonic friends have it down very fine. I do not know where they got it so well. I have often wondered where they found out so many of the secrets of our High and Accepted Order of Masonry.
Charles Taze Russell friends
The whole world knows that His glory has not been spread by force and weapons, but by poor fishermen.
Girolamo Savonarola men
You look at most artists, the arc of their career, theres a definite decline at the end. And that decline could set in at any time. In your 50s, or your 60s and 70s if youre lucky. Time goes by fast, and youve got to be busy all the time.
Seth time
We cannot both preach and administer financial matters.
Saint Stephen
To see how Christ was prophesied and described therein, consider and mark, how that the kid or lamb must be with out spot or blemish; and so was Christ only of all mankind, in the sight of God and of his law.
William Tyndale man
The secret of success is conviction and persistence.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi success
Though all men shall be offended because of thee, yet will I never be offended.As quoted in Gospel of Matthew 26:33 - 35. Jesus responds: Verily I say unto thee, That this night, before the cock crow, thou shalt deny me thrice. After this Peter protests: Though I should die with thee, yet will I not deny thee. These are some of the anecdotes of the Denial of Peter.
Saint Peter men
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Paul of Tarsus quotes
Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the worlds work, and the power to appreciate life.
Brigham Young life
Ita se natura habet, ut amara sit veritas, blanda vitia existimentur.Yet such is the order of nature. While truth is always bitter, pleasantness waits upon evildoing.Letter 40
Jerome truth
And it shall come to pass in the last days, that the mountain of the LORDs house shall be established in the top of the mountains, and shall be exalted above the hills; and all nations shall flow unto it. And many people shall go and say, Come ye, and let us go up to the mountain of the LORD, to the house of the God of Jacob; and he will teach us of his ways, and we will walk in his paths: for out of Zion shall go forth the law, and the word of the LORD from Jerusalem. And he shall judge among the nations, and shall rebuke many people: and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruninghooks: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.2:2 - 4 KJV.
Isaiah god
A great memory is never made synonymous with wisdom, any more than a dictionary would be called a treatise.
John Henry Cardinal Newman wisdom
If the work of God could be comprehended by reason, it would be no longer wonderful.
Pope Gregory I god
If someone had told me I would be Pope one day, I would have studied harder.
Pope John Paul I day