Style is that which indicates how the writer takes himself and what he is saying. It is the mind skating circles around itself as it moves forward.
The proud do not change to improve, but defend their position by rationalizing. Repentance means change, and it takes a humble person to change.
When I write a poem, I go into a state of self-forgetfulness, and something higher takes over; I like to call it my best self.
It takes more than just a good looking body. You’ve got to have the heart and soul to go with it.
I’m playing right now a role, and the role is called the ‘Heavyweight Champion of the World.’ And it takes all of the time. And I love this role, and it takes a lot of attention for me for the sport, and I just don’t want to lose the title, so that’s why I have to stay focused and not become an actor.
Our enmity toward God takes on many labels, such as rebellion, hard-heartedness, stiff-neckedness, unrepentant, puffed up, easily offended, and sign seekers. The proud wish God would agree with them. They aren’t interested in changing their opinions to agree with God’s.
The revelation of thought takes men out of servitude into freedom.
Earth’s crammed with heaven, And every common bush afire with God: But only he who sees takes off his shoes.
Each religion, by the help of more or less myth, which it takes more or less seriously, proposes some method of fortifying the human soul and enabling it to make its peace with its destiny.
The divine spark leaps from the finger of God to the finger of Adam, whether it takes ultimate shape in a law of physics or a law of the land, a poem or a policy, a sonata or a mechanical computer.