A good man can be destroyed by the association with men of evil character. A wise man can learn from them
What is needed is not that a religion be true, meaning that what it claims exist beyond the ink it is written with in a holy book. That is hard to prove. What is important is that a religion be a good system to help us mere mortal deal with our short and troubled life in the universe. Whether what we hope for in the afterlife materializes or not is not important, what is important is that we believe it will materialize and that gives us hope.
Sometimes the rope seems the only option when at the bottom of the pit. Climb it to safety.
Faith is throwing yourself into the arms of the unknown and trusting that you will be safe in the hands of that monster
In some countries, pertaining to the opposition qualifies you as official enemy of the state and by that designation the state is in its right to defend itself
Fight gravity and fly away. Reach new horizons and expand yourself
Writing is talking, except you get the chance to edit what you just said
Don’t curse the gods; you will feel shame when you have to call on them for help
Some people are so evil when they enter a house; happiness escapes through the window and unhappiness and fear installed in its place
Endeavor to create heaven on earth and turn your heart into the new Jerusalem