Every category has its snobs: music, books, movies. There are so many things a man is only pressured into liking or disliking.
If your doctrine changed for the better yet your character changed for the worse, you changed for the worse.
The first reaction is surely the most natural one, but not always the most correct one; thereupon, the invention of apologies.
Thunderstorms are as much our friends as the sunshine.
Perhaps not everything happens for a reason. That is, until you make it so; because for everything there is a season, which can, in fact, become beautiful.
A man who loves others based solely on how they make him feel, or what they do for him, is really not loving others at all – but loving only himself.
To me, many of what seemed to be Bible contradictions only pointed to the grace of Christ. It is not so much a rule book on how to be holy as it is a prophecy of the One who can make you holy. In this, I see God as the least bigoted of all in existence: While men always, in their hearts, delight in vengeance for being wronged, God is the only Being who wants to free you from the penalty of His own laws.
A lack of common sense usually ends in some heroic feat, much like the soldier who dives onto the grenade so that others may live.
I once began to ask around what constitutes a good poem. It felt petty, in a sense. A boy would need no help in deciding which girls he thinks are pretty.
Sometimes a people lose their right to remain silent when pressured to remain silent.