We should ever conduct ourselves towards our enemy as if he were one day to be our friend.
John Henry Cardinal Newman (1801 - 1890)
Contributed by: Zaady
Faith is illuminative, not operative; it does not force obedience, though it increases responsibility; it heightens guilt, but it does not prevent sin. The will is the source of action.
Faith ventures and hazards . . . counting the costs and delighting in the sacrifice.
It is almost a definition of a gentleman to say that he is one who never inflicts pain.
Source: The Idea of a University
I sought to hear the voice of God And climbed the topmost steeple, But God declared: "Go down again - I dwell among the people."
Growth is the only evidence of life.
Source: Apologia pro Vita Sua
Fear not that thy life shall come to an end, but rather fear that it shall never have a beginning.
Living Nature, not dull art Shall plan my ways and rule my Heart.
By a garden is meant mystically a place of spiritual repose, stillness, peace, refreshment, delight.
In this world no one rules by love; if you are but amiable, you are no hero; to be powerful, you must be strong, and to have dominion you must have a genius for organizing.
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