Nothing can be more abhorrent to democracy than to imprison a person or keep him in prison because he is unpopular. This is really the test of civilization.
- Winston S. Churchill
Rain clouds come floating in, not to muddy my days ahead, but to make me calm, happy and hopeful.
People often say that this or that person has not yet found himself. But the self is not something one finds, it is something one creates.
- Thomas Stephen Szasz
Stay on top of your past so you can have a better view of your future.
Many good sayings are to be found in holy books, but merely reading them will not make one religious. One must practice the virtues taught in such books in order to acquire love of God.
- Ramakrishna Paramahamsa
Your philosophy determines whether you will go for the disciplines or continue the errors.
- Jim Rohn
I didn't just hear music. It seemed as if I were part of the music.
- Don Piper
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work; I want to achieve immortality through not dying.
- Woody Allen
Poor is the man whose pleasure depends on the permission of another.
Science tells theology about the structure and history of the universe and its evolutionary nature. Religious insight can set the laws of nature in a more profound context of understanding, so that their deep order, rational beauty and anthropic fine-tuning become intelligible.
- Reverend John Polkinghorne