The absence of evidence is not the evidence of absence.
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The instrument through which you see God is your whole self.
One of the marks of a certain type of bad man is that he cannot give up a thing himself without wanting every one else to give it up.
If I have shown men to be ridiculous or ludicrous, it was in no way out of any desire for comic effect…
Community… aspires toward stability.
I believe I have something more to say, insight for the next generation to help them on their journey of faith.
Oh, the comfort, the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person.
For anyone who wants to get out of poverty, the prescription is clear. Finish high school, at least. Wait until your 20’s before marrying, and wait until you’re married before having children. Once you’re in the work force, stay in: take any job, because building on the experience will prepare you for a better job. Any American who follows that prescription will be at almost no risk of falling into extreme poverty. Statistics show it.
It is easier to love humanity as a whole than to love one’s neighbor.
You wouldn’t worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do.
…The reason we love a redemptive story is because it is the Epic in which we live.
The powers delegated by the proposed Constitution to the federal government are few and defined.
Marriage is the very basis of society because it creates kinsmen out of strangers; it turns hostile outsiders into ‘in-laws.’
You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.