To swear, except when necessary, is becoming to an honorable man.
Christ has conquered death, not only by suppressing its evil effects, but by reversing its sting. By virtue of Christ’s rising again, nothing any longer kills inevitably, but everything is capable of becoming the blessed touch of the divine hands, the blessed influence of the will of God upon our lives.
Love is the motivating principle by which the Lord leads us along the way towards becoming like Him, our perfect example. Our way of life, hour by hour, must be filled with the love of God and love for others. There is no surprise in that, since the Lord proclaimed those as the first and great commandments.
Each poem in becoming generates the laws by which it is generated: extensions of the laws to other poems never completely take.
Diversity really means becoming complete as human beings – all of us. We learn from each other. If you’re missing on that stage, we learn less. We all need to be on that stage.
In order to properly understand the big picture, everyone should fear becoming mentally clouded and obsessed with one small section of truth.
Virtue cannot separate itself from reality without becoming a principle of evil.
That’s the biggest gift I can give anybody: ‘Wake up, be aware of who you are, what you’re doing and what you can do to prevent yourself from becoming ill.’
In God becoming human in Jesus Christ, God has established solidarity with the human condition.
This country is becoming increasingly authoritarian. It’s based on capital punishment.