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Becoming fully rational is not enough anymore; evidently it can lead to distortions of all the great human possibilities.


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We rarely think of the air we breathe, yet it is in us and around us all the time. In similar fashion, the presence of God penetrates us, is all around us, is always embracing us.



The chief thing that separates us from God is the thought that we are separated from God.

The chief thing that separates us from God is the thought that we are separated from God.



God's first language is Silence. Everything else is a translation.

God's first language is Silence. Everything else is a translation.



God will bring people and events into our lives, and whatever we may think about them, they are designed for the evolution of His life in us.

God will bring people and events into our lives, and whatever we may think about them, they are designed for the evolution of His life in us.



For human beings, the most daunting challenge is to become fully human. For to become fully human is to become fully divine.

For human beings, the most daunting challenge is to become fully human. For to become fully human is to become fully divine.



If one completes the journey to one's own heart, one will find oneself in the heart of everyone else.

If one completes the journey to one's own heart, one will find oneself in the heart of everyone else.



Perhaps the shortest and most powerful prayer in human language is help.

Perhaps the shortest and most powerful prayer in human language is help.



The acceptance of all that God has given us and the willingness to let it go - to give it back to him at a moment's notice - that's true human freedom.

The acceptance of all that God has given us and the willingness to let it go - to give it back to him at a moment's notice - that's true human freedom.



You should not take prayer too seriously. There is something playful about God. You only have to look at a penguin ... to realize that He likes to play little jokes on creatures.

You should not take prayer too seriously. There is something playful about God. You only have to look at a penguin ... to realize that He likes to play little jokes on creatures.



What I really wanted was to fall in love with God. It's amazing what obstacles there are within us, or at least in me, that seem to slow this process.

What I really wanted was to fall in love with God. It's amazing what obstacles there are within us, or at least in me, that seem to slow this process.





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Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.

Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.



I'm not a political person. When I start to get into it, it just upsets me. I feel so powerless when it comes to politics. So I've just decided to be non-political and very, very pro-soldier.

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History is the discovering of the principles of human nature.



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Death means that a form of life dissolves or that the imminent possibility of dissolution exists, whether through our own death or through illness or old age.



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Morality is but the vestibule of religion.



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The United Nations is an indispensable but deeply flawed organization. It is valuable to the United States, and the United States is invaluable to it. We need to reform it.



For thousands of years people have been trying to force other people to think their way. Did they succeed? No. Will they succeed? No. Why? Because brute force is not an argument.

For thousands of years people have been trying to force other people to think their way. Did they succeed? No. Will they succeed? No. Why? Because brute force is not an argument.



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Any good software engineer will tell you that a compiler and an interpreter are interchangeable.




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