“Show me the man and I’ll find you the crime.” Lavrentiy Beria to Stalin
Some wise sayings from a teacher I once had at Act One:
“What gets us over our terror? …Love for someone else.”
(14 January 2019)
“There is no joy without commitment, but commitment implies renunciation of other things.” (15 January 2019)
“There’s no growth without tension.” (15 January 2019)
“One sign of growth is that you always have new problems.” (17 January 2019)
“At what point does your character become your fate?” (22 January 2019)
“The reactive person is not in control.” (22 January 2019)
“Some fights are worth losing.” (29 January 2019)
“The gods that we worship determine the values we hold.” (31 January 2019)
“A lie in the brain is getting a fact wrong; a lie in the soul is getting a life wrong.” (31 January 2019)
“A truly educated person is one who pauses.” (4 February 2019)
“You have to be willing to be wrong to be wrong
.” (4 February 2019)
“The mark of a grownup is flexibility.” (5 February 2019)
“The first sign of God’s will for us is the gifts He’s given us.” (5 February 2019)
“Safety isn’t part of the Christian dispensation. Martyrdom is.” (7 February 2019)
“An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered.”
Once in our world, a stable had something in it that was bigger than our whole world.
– C.S. Lewis
In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.
– Albert Schweitzer
Slang is a language that rolls up its sleeves, spits on its hands, and goes to work.