Quotes of the week

“Where your talent and the needs of the world cross, your calling can be found.” —Aristotle “Nothing so conclusively proves a man’s ability to lead others, as what he does from day to day to lead himself.” — Thomas J. Watson, former chairman of IBM “Problems are to the mind what exercise is to the […]

Questions

“The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure of reality. It is enough if one tries merely to comprehend a little of this mystery every day. Never lose […]

The Witness of God in Humanistic Philosophy

“In your metaphysics you have denied personality to the Deity, yet when the devout motions of the soul come, yield to them heart and life, though they should clothe God with shape and color. Leave your theory, as Joseph his coat in the hand of the harlot, and flee.” Ralph Waldo Emerson And I should […]

Mystery & Reason

“Mysticism keeps men sane. As long as you have mystery you have health; when you destroy mystery you create morbidity.” “The madman is not the man who has lost his reason. The madman is the man who has lost everything except his reason.” “The one created thing which we cannot look at is the one […]

Risk

“Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.”      Theodore Roosevelt     26th U.S. President   Credit: […]