Parables Quotes

Quotes tagged as "parables" (showing 1-30 of 105)
Alan Moore
“Artists use lies to tell the truth. Yes, I created a lie. But because you believed it, you found something true about yourself.”
Alan Moore, V for Vendetta

C. JoyBell C.
“Silk is a fine, delicate, soft, illuminating, beautiful substance. But you can never rip it! If a man takes this tender silk and attempts to tear it, and cannot tear it, is he in his right mind to say "This silk is fake! I thought it was soft, I thought it was delicate, but look, I cannot even tear it" ? Surely, this man is not in his right mind! The silk is not fake! This silk is 100% real. It's the man who is stupid!”
C. JoyBell C.

Thomas Hardy
“If the story-tellers could ha' got decency and good morals from true stories, who'd have troubled to invent parables?”
Thomas Hardy, Under the Greenwood Tree

Stuart Connelly
“Jesus taught in parables for a reason.”
Stuart Connelly

Lynne Sharon Schwartz
“Parables, yes. We here are to lead life with woe. Tasting bitter.

the Tai Chi instructor”
Lynne Sharon Schwartz, The Fatigue Artist

Aberjhani
“The vibrations he felt in his sleep had nothing to do with his soul easing out of his body as he dreamily thought; they came solely from the weight and motion of the freight train rolling north to deliver fuel, furniture and other items having no relevance to Elijah’s life or his dreaming. On the metal rail his arm itched like a nose with a feeling that something bad was about to happen. In another life the sound of the train would have been reminiscent of certain songs by Muddy Waters or even Bruce Springsteen but not in this one. In this life the sound stabbed viciously against the night exactly like a human being demonstrating flawless disrespect for the life of another human being.
--from short story ELIJAH’S SKIN”
Aberjhani, I Made My Boy Out of Poetry

“The best way to respond to Hatred is to trigger Love. The one who Loves is the Greatest”
Samuel Asumadu-Sarkodie

“If you want to know how much you love God, check your Tolerance level regarding Race and Religion.”
Samuel Asumadu-Sarkodie

“When the Holy Spirit moves, your family smiles”
Samuel Asumadu-Sarkodie

“The true meaning of Religion is to Love God and Man, Hatred is out of the Equation”
Samuel Asumadu-Sarkodie

“When the Holy Spirit moves, there is Supernatural Accomplishment”
Samuel Asumadu-Sarkodie

“The best Gift a man can get from God is a noble wife, trust me, everything is possible!”
Samuel Asumadu-Sarkodie

“Believing in Jesus prevent you from failing and missing the true end and scope of life, which is God”
Samuel Asumadu-Sarkodie

“Don't be envious of the Success of others, but let it be your Motivation to thrive”
Samuel Asumadu-Sarkodie

“Jealousy destroys the Moral competence to be Successful”
Samuel Asumadu-Sarkodie

“A real Woman has the Spirit of Discernment, she's a critical thinker”
Samuel Asumadu-Sarkodie

“If you Profess to love God yet Hate your neighbour. This is called Deception”
Samuel Asumadu-Sarkodie

“Real Women are not Weak but are Wonderers, they Propel Men to Greatness”
Samuel Asumadu-Sarkodie

“No matter your Knowledge, Power, Fame or Wealth, Tommorrow is always a Mystery”
Samuel Asumadu-Sarkodie

“Followers and friends cannot be with you in the grave but salvation will”
Samuel Asumadu-Sarkodie

“Knowledge, Power, Fame, and Wealth cannot give you Eternal life but Salvation will”
Samuel Asumadu-Sarkodie

“Consistency is what produces Results, not Complacency. WATCH OUT!”
Samuel Asumadu-Sarkodie

“Even though, No one is infallible. However, spend much effort in making yourself better. Stand out! Don't follow the masses. It produces results”
Samuel Asumadu-Sarkodie

“The Womb of a Virtuous Woman produces a Wonder boy that grows to be a Real Man”
Samuel Asumadu-Sarkodie

“God Doesn’t Take Delight in Earthly Sacrifices Without Spiritual Connotation, but He Takes Pleasure in Total Submission”
Samuel Asumadu-Sarkodie

“Show Love to the Snake and it will Bite you at the End, Because, hatred and enmity toward Humanity is in its DNA”
Samuel Asumadu-Sarkodie

“Success is not about Wealth but the ability to be in a Comfortable Lead in a particular Domain”
Samuel Asumadu-Sarkodie

“Worrying Never Stops a Problem but a Problem Ceases when you Refuse to Worry”
Samuel Asumadu-Sarkodie

Lailah Gifty Akita
“Who can walk in the shoes of the sacrifice of the Lamb,the Lord Jesus Christ?”
Lailah Gifty Akita

Zora Neale Hurston
“You see de rattlesnake in de woods?' Dey say, 'Yeah.' I say 'If you bother wid him, he bite you. If you know de snake killee you, why you bother wid him?' (Oluale Kossula)”
Zora Neale Hurston, Barracoon: The Story of the Last "Black Cargo"

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