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.
A frivolous society can acquire dramatic significance only through what its frivolity destroys.
Yes, we love peace, but we are not willing to take wounds for it, as we are for war.
Most people, if philosophy touches them, they shatter, they atomize, they turn to dust. It is win/lose between philosophy and delusion, and most people are almost entirely composed of delusion. They’re only allowed as much reality as serves the masters. But they’re not allowed any reality which disturbs their masters…