What can oppose the decline of the west is not a resurrected culture but the utopia that is silently contained in the image of its decline.
Theodor W. Adorno
There are times when wisdom cannot be found in the chambers of parliament or the halls of academia but at the unpretentious setting of the kitchen table.
You can believe in whatsoever you like, but the truth remains the truth, no matter how sweet the lie may taste.
Michael Bassey Johnson
It's impossible to walk through solid rock... You have to walk between the molecules that make up the rock.
The priest therefore saw what the anchorite could not. That God needs no witness. Neither to himself nor against. The truth is rather that if there were no God then there could be no witness for there...
The three most important words in a relationship are not, 'I love you,' but, 'Tell me more.
Do not trouble about those who practice philosophy, whether they are good or bad; but examine the thing itself well and carefully. And if philosophy appears a bad thing to you, turn every man from it,...
To be a god can ultimately become boring and degrading. There'd be reason enough for the invention of free will! A god might wish to escape into sleep and be alive only in the unconscious projections...
A philosopher is a blind man in a dark room looking for a black cat that isn't there. A theologian is the man who finds it.
In an earlier stage of our development most human groups held to a tribal ethic. Members of the tribe were protected, but people of other tribes could be robbed or killed as one pleased. Gradually the...
Philosophy and science have not always been friendly toward the idea of God, the reason being they are dedicated to the task of accounting for things and are impatient with anything that refuses to gi...
Philosophers are people who know less and less about more and more, until they know nothing about everything. Scientists are people who know more and more about less and less, until they know everythi...
Despair is typical of those who do not understand the causes of evil, see no way out, and are incapable of struggle.
The moment you stop trying to become a better person, is the moment you start to become worse than what you already are.