It is the beginning of wisdom when you recognize that the best you can do is choose which rules you want to live by, and it’s persistent and aggravated imbecility to pretend you can live without any.
It is wonderful to live together as brothers and sisters.
If you become too readily available to people, they begin to take you for granted; pull away, and they will clamor for you. It’s a subconscious thing our society has created in the minds of the masses. This is why most of the “greats” didn’t become recognized until after their deaths. If you’re overlooked, rejoice, maybe your one of the future greats.
The biggest insult to any parent is a child that lives up to society standards and not his or her full potential.
Where men are forbidden to honour a king they honour millionaires, athletes, or film-stars instead: even famous prostitutes or gangsters. For spiritual nature, like bodily nature, will be served; deny it food and it will gobble poison.
Chain of envy linked them, showing each what was lacking in life, but offering also the consolation that happiness was present right next door, in the life of a neighbour, an element of the same society.
God wants the church to become the initiator of the reformation and changes in the society
It [is] that courage that Africa most desperately needs.
Positive impact, positive society.
Society has made it so I have to get paid in order to do basic things like eat and be indoors and not be naked. Once that’s happened, morality’s bound to get slippery.