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I prepare for death by living.


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I do assert that one prepares for eternity not by being religious and keeping the rules, but by living fully, loving wastefully, and daring to be all that each of us has the capacity to be.

I do assert that one prepares for eternity not by being religious and keeping the rules, but by living fully, loving wastefully, and daring to be all that each of us has the capacity to be.



The church is like a swimming pool. Most of the noise comes from the shallow end.

The church is like a swimming pool. Most of the noise comes from the shallow end.



I think one of the things we've got to look out for is human beings claiming that they know how God operates.

I think one of the things we've got to look out for is human beings claiming that they know how God operates.



The view of the cross as the sacrifice for the sins of the world is a barbarian idea based on primitive concepts of God and must be dismissed.

The view of the cross as the sacrifice for the sins of the world is a barbarian idea based on primitive concepts of God and must be dismissed.



I think that anything that begins to give people a sense of their own worth and dignity is God.

I think that anything that begins to give people a sense of their own worth and dignity is God.



Was Judas Iscariot a figure of history? I do not think so. There is no mention of him in any source before the 8th decade.

Was Judas Iscariot a figure of history? I do not think so. There is no mention of him in any source before the 8th decade.



All religion seems to need to prove that it's the only truth. And that's where it turns demonic. Because that's when you get religious wars and persecutions and burning heretics at the stake.

All religion seems to need to prove that it's the only truth. And that's where it turns demonic. Because that's when you get religious wars and persecutions and burning heretics at the stake.



I don't want a God that would go around killing people's little girls. Neither do I want a God who would kill his own son.

I don't want a God that would go around killing people's little girls. Neither do I want a God who would kill his own son.



You can't have a world where 50 percent of the people are dieting and 50 percent of the people are starving if you want stability.

You can't have a world where 50 percent of the people are dieting and 50 percent of the people are starving if you want stability.



I ... look at Jesus and see a humanity open to all that God is--open to life, open to love and open to being.

I ... look at Jesus and see a humanity open to all that God is--open to life, open to love and open to being.





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Personal Responsibility is when a person refuses to run away from challenges and difficulties, when he refuses to blame others, when he decides to rise to the occasion.

Personal Responsibility is when a person refuses to run away from challenges and difficulties, when he refuses to blame others, when he decides to rise to the occasion.



Be intensely result-oriented in everything you do. This is a key characteristic of high performers.

Be intensely result-oriented in everything you do. This is a key characteristic of high performers.



As corny as it sounds, I'm often pinching myself going, 'What great opportunities and great parts and great people that I've gotten to work with.

As corny as it sounds, I'm often pinching myself going, 'What great opportunities and great parts and great people that I've gotten to work with.



When the catcher throws down a curveball, I'm like, 'Okay, I can definitely do that.' If I miss with it, I'm still ready to throw it again.

When the catcher throws down a curveball, I'm like, 'Okay, I can definitely do that.' If I miss with it, I'm still ready to throw it again.



I suppose the good artists, the righteous artists, somehow manage to be exuberant, and the embarrassed artist has this idea that everybody has to stop being so excited, which I find so distasteful.

I suppose the good artists, the righteous artists, somehow manage to be exuberant, and the embarrassed artist has this idea that everybody has to stop being so excited, which I find so distasteful.



I believe we should use any and all means necessary to take out people who pose a threat to us and our friends around the world.

I believe we should use any and all means necessary to take out people who pose a threat to us and our friends around the world.



If it can affect me, if it has meaning to me, if I feel I can do it well, I will do it and record it and thats why I recorded these songs.

If it can affect me, if it has meaning to me, if I feel I can do it well, I will do it and record it and thats why I recorded these songs.



By drawing or exposing two or more patterns on the same bit of film I can create harmony and textual effects.

By drawing or exposing two or more patterns on the same bit of film I can create harmony and textual effects.



He who wins the independents wins the White House. That's a liberal Democrat trick, by the way.

He who wins the independents wins the White House. That's a liberal Democrat trick, by the way.



Believe in yourself, even if you feel like turning back at times. Don't run away. Little by little you will get closer to achieving your dreams.

Believe in yourself, even if you feel like turning back at times. Don't run away. Little by little you will get closer to achieving your dreams.




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