The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays. All from Søren Kierkegaard, 1813 – 1855
I was afraid that by observing objects with my eyes and trying to comprehend them with each of my other senses I might blind my soul altogether.
Socrates, 469 – 399 BC
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
Great leaders inspire greatness in others.
Nothing like other folk’s sin for distraction. Toni Morrison
Prayer is to religion as thinking is to philosophy.
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
Focus on just the goal and you will miss the scenery along the way. Anon
SAY NO TO DRUGS, SAY YES TO GOD -Phillip LaMarche — 1928 best before 2050
What we call sin is creations gift to us. It is an invitation from God to take part in creativity. With God’s love we can do wonders. Without His help we can still do wonders but the results could be painful. by Phillip LaMarche
The cultivation of curiosity is the key to creativity. Did you know that cannibals who eat CHURCH ORGANISTS ,live longer and more harmonious lives than cannibals who eat rock musicians?
There are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamt of in your philosophy – Horatio —-Shakespeare (Phillip’s favourite)
Every formula which expresses a law of nature is a hymn of praise to God. MARIA MICHHELL ASTRONOMER
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don’t.
– Blaise Pascal, 1623 – 1662 (provided by Phillip LaMarche)
The Human is the only creature that feels guilt about what gives it pleasure and gets pleasure in destroying itself.