The rewards for those who persevere far exceed the pain that must precede the victory.
Sure, men like a challenge – but so do women. And nobody likes to be challenged all the time. I know plenty of long-standing happy couples who slept together right away, spent hours yakking on the phone, split checks down the middle, and lived together for years before the wedding.
I say to mankind, Be not curious about God. For I, who am curious about each, am not curious about God – I hear and behold God in every object, yet understand God not in the least.
It is terrible to speak of you, Liberty, for one who lives without you.
I think that rather than condemning Islam, Islam needs to be studied by those who are sincere.
But the weakness comes from these Westernised co-opted Muslim leaders who just want to look good in the eyes of the West and Western media.
Success is counted sweetest by those who never succeed.
Blessed is the man who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed was the ninth beatitude.
Agatha Christie never wrote books that just started with a dead body, and a ‘Let’s find out who the murderer is’, which is kind of mysterious but not that mysterious. She always started with, ‘How can this thing be happening; isn’t it strange?’
What is so seductive about texting, about keeping that phone on, about that little red light on the BlackBerry, is you want to know who wants you.