Practically every movie that shows the pope or even a bishop as a character, and in much of western literature of the last 300 or 400 years, these are portrayed as awful figures.
We really feel happier when things look bleak. Hope is endurance. Hope is holding on and going on and trusting in the Lord.
Our Founders always wondered about how long it would last. The price of liberty is everlasting vigilance. You’ve got to be on your guard every minute or you will lose it.
Love is not a feeling of happiness. Love is a willingness to sacrifice.
The universe moves in the direction of Liberty.
Christians must be Jews. The truth of what we believe depends on the truth of Judaism, depends on the first covenant.
In most of history, societies have not been free. It’s a very rare society that is free. The default condition of human societies is tyranny.
Individual freedom is a Jewish idea, but it’s one of the functions of Christianity to make this idea universal.
In God’s eyes, there’s not before and after. Every moment of time is simultaneous to God.
The Lord God, the creator of Judaism and the God of Judaism and Christianity, empowered our minds and gave us the ability to question.