Bad things do happen in the world like war natural disasters disease. But out of those situations always arise stories of ordinary people doing extraordinary things.
There's an assault on human sexuality as Judge Scalia said they've taken sides in the culture war and on top of that if we have a democracy the democratic processes should be that we can elect representatives who will share our point of view and vote those things into law.
A faction willing to take the risks of making war on the ossified status quo in the Middle East can be described as many things but not as conservative.
When war comes two things happen - profits go way way up and all perishables go way way down. There becomes a market for them.
In order for a war to be just three things are necessary. First the authority of the sovereign. Secondly a just cause. Thirdly a rightful intention.
What a country calls its vital... interests are not things that help its people live but things that help it make war.
Nowadays it is the fashion to emphasize the horrors of the last war. I didn't find it so horrible. There are just as horrible things happening all round us today if only we had eyes to see them.
There are two things which a democratic people will always find very difficult - to begin a war and to end it.
Once we have a war there is only one thing to do. It must be won. For defeat brings worse things than any that can ever happen in war.
Telling us to obey instinct is like telling us to obey 'people.' People say different things: so do instincts. Our instincts are at war... Each instinct if you listen to it will claim to be gratified at the expense of the rest.
War is an ugly thing but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse.
One must always try to see the truth of a situation - it makes things universal.
Comedy is a way to make sense of chaos. It's a way of dealing with things that are overwhelming that threaten you it's a way to survive and get closer to the truth.
The source of all the material comes from nothingness illusion is working more on things you can prove. That's the principle the essence of life it is actually an illusion not immaterial. That's worth pursuing. So illusion is not nothing. In a way that is the truth.
Every day I try to do breathing exercises meditation and yoga. These things sound awfully cliche but they help me slow down and try to point to a truth.
I have followed holiness I have taught truth and I have been most in the main things not that I thought the things concerning our times little but that I thought none could do anything to purpose in God's great and public matters till they were right in their conditions.
Somewhere between the intellectual idea of why we're attracted to certain things and the pragmatic reality is some form of ever-evolving truth.
Truth is in things and not in words.
For above all things Love means sweetness and truth and measure yea loyalty to the loved one and to your word. And because of this I dare not meddle with so high a matter.
Do the things you know and you shall learn the truth you need to know.
One of the sublimest things in the world is plain truth.
The truth is that we live out our lives putting off all that can be put off perhaps we all know deep down that we are immortal and that sooner or later all men will do and know all things.
There are only two things. Truth and lies. Truth is indivisible hence it cannot recognize itself anyone who wants to recognize it has to be a lie.
I am aware that a philosopher's ideas are not subject to the judgment of ordinary persons because it is his endeavour to seek the truth in all things to the extent permitted to human reason by God.