The secret of a good life is to have the right loyalties and hold them in the right scale of values.
The rule of law in place of force, always basic to my thinking, now takes on a new relevance in a world where, if war is to go, only law can replace it.
Christianity is usually called a religion. As a religion it has had a wider geographic spread and is more deeply rooted among more peoples than any other religion in the history of mankind.
Compared with the thousands of years in which human life has been on this planet, Christianity is a recent development.
The words of the world want to make sentences.
One must always maintain one’s connection to the past and yet ceaselessly pull away from it.
The great function of poetry is to give back to us the situations of our dreams.
The subconscious is ceaselessly murmuring, and it is by listening to these murmurs that one hears the truth.
The Psalms, the anthology of the hymns of Israel, are still used by Christians.
We know something of the history of the spread of Christianity, but much passed from recorded memory and much was transmitted by tradition whose accuracy has been repeatedly questioned.