Buddha To understand via the heart is not to understand.Michel de Montaigne I don’t know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn’t.Rome is strangling my people and my country and the whole earth, but not forever.
Here are 7 powerful quotes from one of my favorite movies; Ben-Hur.
Ben-Hur, made in 1959, is among my favorite movies of all time. It is thoroughly biblical and even included an encounter with Jesus by Judah Ben-Hur when Hur was a slave.
From her side religion never departs, nor duty, nor justice, nor any of the whole company of virtues which cling together in close-united fellowship.
Philosophy has taught us to worship that which is divine, to love that which is human; she has told us that with the gods lies dominion, and among men, fellowship. I wonder how accurate this is to the original though:“Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it.
God has kept a remnant for Himself all of these thousands of years and He will ensure they are never lost as a nation and will remain a people for all time.
Near the end of the movie, after Judah Ben-Hur witnessed Christ’s crucifixion, he was profoundly changed as he said “Almost at the moment He died, I heard Him say, "Father, forgive them for they know not what they do” to which Esther said “Even then” and Ben-Hur replied, “Even then.“Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” – Dr.Seuss [Philosophy's] sole function is to discover the truth about things divine and things human.All we who are dead below Have become bones and ashes, but nothing else.I have spoken to you honestly, go on, traveler, Lest even while dead I seem talkative to you.John Mc Carthy Men never commit evil so fully and joyfully as when they do it for religious convictions. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books.