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  • #1
    G.K. Chesterton
    “Don't ever take a fence down until you know the reason it was put up.”
    G. K. Chesterton

  • #2
    Norman L. Geisler
    “One who claims to be a skeptic of one set of beliefs is actually a true believer in another set of beliefs.”
    Norman L. Geisler, I Don't Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist

  • #3
    Norman L. Geisler
    “God has provided enough evidence in this life to convince anyone willing to believe, yet he has also left some ambiguity so as not to compel the unwilling.”
    Norman L. Geisler, I Don't Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist

  • #4
    Norman L. Geisler
    “A man does not call a line crooked unless he has some idea of a straight line.”
    Norman L. Geisler, I Don't Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist

  • #5
    Augustine of Hippo
    “A Christian should be an Alleluia from head to foot”
    St. Augustine of Hippo

  • #6
    Augustine of Hippo
    “For what am I to myself without You, but a guide to my own downfall?”
    Saint Augustine of Hippo, Confessions

  • #7
    Augustine of Hippo
    “To my God a heart of flame; To my fellow man a heart of love; To myself a heart of steel.”
    Augustine of Hippo

  • #8
    R. Alan Woods
    “Ecclesiastes would be quite unbearable were it not for Heavens eternity and its citizens".

    ~R. Alan Woods [2013]”
    R. Alan Woods, The Journey Is the Destination: A Book of Quotes With Commentaries

  • #9
    “Remember your Creator
    in the days of your youth,
    before the days of trouble come
    and the years approach when you will say,
    “I find no pleasure in them”—
    before the sun and the light
    and the moon and the stars grow dark,
    and the clouds return after the rain;
    when the keepers of the house tremble,
    and the strong men stoop,
    when the grinders cease because they are few,
    and those looking through the windows grow dim;
    when the doors to the street are closed
    and the sound of grinding fades;
    when people rise up at the sound of birds,
    but all their songs grow faint;
    when people are afraid of heights
    and of dangers in the streets;
    when the almond tree blossoms
    and the grasshopper drags itself along
    and desire no longer is stirred.
    Then people go to their eternal home
    and mourners go about the streets.
    Remember him—before the silver cord is severed,
    and the golden bowl is broken;
    before the pitcher is shattered at the spring,
    and the wheel broken at the well,
    and the dust returns to the ground it came from,
    and the spirit returns to God who gave it.
    “Meaningless! Meaningless!” says the Teacher.
    “Everything is meaningless!”
    King Solomon Son of David

  • #10
    Alan W. Watts
    “Jesus Christ knew he was God. So wake up and find out eventually who you really are. In our culture, of course, they’ll say you’re crazy and you’re blasphemous, and they’ll either put you in jail or in a nut house (which is pretty much the same thing). However if you wake up in India and tell your friends and relations, ‘My goodness, I’ve just discovered that I’m God,’ they’ll laugh and say, ‘Oh, congratulations, at last you found out.”
    Alan Wilson Watts, The Essential Alan Watts

  • #11
    David Livingstone
    “I have avoided giving offence to intelligent Arabs, who have pressed me, asking if I believed in Mohamad by saying, "No I do not: I am a child of Jesus bin Miriam," avoiding anything offensive in my tone, and often adding that Mohamad found their forefathers bowing down to trees and stones, and did good to them by forbidding idolatry, and teaching the worship of the only One God. This, they all know, and it pleases them to have it recognised.”
    David Livingstone, The Last Journals of David Livingstone, in Central Africa, from 1865 to His Death: 1869-1873

  • #12
    David Livingstone
    “With others arguments are useless, and the only answer I care to give is the remark of an English sailor, who, on seeing slave-traders actually at their occupation, said to his companion, "Shiver my timbers, mate, if the devil don't catch these fellows, we might as well have no devil at all.”
    David Livingstone, The Last Journals of David Livingstone, in Central Africa, from 1865 to His Death: 1869-1873

  • #13
    G.K. Chesterton
    “[Buddhism and Christianity] are in one sense parallel and equal; as a mound and a hollow, as a valley and a hill. There is a sense in which that sublime despair is the only alternative to that divine audacity. It is even true that the truly spiritual and intellectual man sees it as sort of dilemma; a very hard and terrible choice. There is little else on earth that can compare with these for completeness. And he who does not climb the mountain of Christ does indeed fall into the abyss of Buddha.”
    G.K. Chesterton, Saint Thomas Aquinas

  • #14
    G.K. Chesterton
    “One of the great disadvantages of hurry is that it takes such a long time.”
    G.K. Chesterton, All Things Considered

  • #15
    G.K. Chesterton
    “I am going to hold a pistol to the head of the Modern Man. But I shall not use it to kill him–only to bring him to life.”
    G.K. Chesterton, Manalive

  • #16
    G.K. Chesterton
    “Psychoanalysis is a science conducted by lunatics for lunatics. They are generally concerned with proving that people are irresponsible; and they certainly succeed in proving that some people are”
    G.K. Chesterton

  • #17
    G.K. Chesterton
    “Realism is simply Romanticism that has lost its reason...that is its reason for existing.”
    G.K. Chesterton, Alarms and Discursions

  • #18
    Augustine of Hippo
    “My sin grew sleek on my excesses.”
    St. Augustine

  • #19
    Jordan B. Peterson
    “Our behavioral patterns are exceedingly complex, and psychology is a young science. The scope of our behavioral wisdom exceeds the breadth of our explicit interpretation. We act, even instruct, and yet do not understand. How can we do what we cannot explain?”
    Jordan B. Peterson, Maps of Meaning: The Architecture of Belief

  • #20
    Jordan B. Peterson
    “The Great Mother aborts children, and is the dead fetus; breeds pestilence, and is the plague; she makes of the skull something gruesomely compelling, and is all skulls herself. To unveil her is to risk madness, to gaze over the abyss, to lose the way, to remember the repressed trauma. She is the molestor of children, the golem, the bogey-man, the monster in the swamp, the rotting cadaverous zombie who threatens the living. She is progenitor of the devil, the “strange son of chaos.” She is the serpent, and Eve, the temptress; she is the femme fatale, the insect in the ointment, the hidden cancer, the chronic sickness, the plague of locusts, the cause of drought, the poisoned water. She uses erotic pleasure as bait to keep the world alive and breeding; she is a gothic monster, who feeds on the blood of the living.”
    Jordan B. Peterson, Maps of Meaning: The Architecture of Belief

  • #21
    Jordan B. Peterson
    “There are no innocuous ideologies. They're forms of pathological over simplification and they're also clubs, I mean the kind of clubs that you hit people with as well as the kind that you belong to... the advantage (to me) of being an ideologue is that I can explain everything, I can feel morally superior, and I know who my enemies are...and you know what you're supposed to do with enemies? They're not your friends, you move against them.”
    Jordan B. Peterson

  • #22
    Jordan B. Peterson
    “You don't get to choose not to pay a price, you only get to choose which price you pay”
    Jordan B. Peterson

  • #23
    Jordan B. Peterson
    “That's poetic in its malevolence”
    Jordan B. Peterson

  • #24
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky
    “The darker the night, the brighter the stars,
    The deeper the grief, the closer is God!”
    Fyodor Dostoevsky, Crime and Punishment

  • #25
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky
    “I say let the world go to hell, but I should always have my tea.”
    Fyodor Dostoevsky, Notes from Underground

  • #26
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky
    “The soul is healed by being with children.”
    Fyodor Dostoevsky

  • #27
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky
    “People speak sometimes about the "bestial" cruelty of man, but that is terribly unjust and offensive to beasts, no animal could ever be so cruel as a man, so artfully, so artistically cruel.”
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky

  • #28
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky
    “But how could you live and have no story to tell?”
    Fyodor Dostoevsky, White Nights

  • #29
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky
    “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.”
    Fyodor Dostoevsky, Crime and Punishment

  • #30
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky
    “To love someone means to see them as God intended them.”
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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