...all life is only a set of pictures in the brain, among which there is no difference betwixt those born of real things and those born of inward dreamings, and (there is) no cause to value one above the other."
...they no longer felt like newlyweds, and even less like belated lovers. It was as if they had lept over the arduous calvary of conjugal life and gone straight to the heart of love. They were together in silence like an old married couple wary of life, beyond the pitfalls of passion, beyond the brutal mockery of hope and the phantoms of disillusion: beyond love. For they had lived together long enough to know that love was always love, anytime and anyplace, but it was more solid the closer it came to death.
...to emphasize the afterlife is to deny life. To concentrate on Heaven is to create hell. In their desperate longing to transcend the disorderliness, friction, and unpredictability that pesters life; in their desire for a fresh start in a tidy habitat, germ-free and secured by angels, religious multitudes are gambling the only life they may ever have on a dark horse in a race that has no finish line."
A call to love all is a matter of life and death i.e. it's a matter of vital importance. Besides, the scripture says, whoever that hates anyone is a murderer/murderess and no murderer/murderess can/will inherit God's kingdom (1st John 3 : 15) Q.E.D.
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A DOE
A dog can bite you but you must not bite the dog! Your every movement in life must be peaceful; otherwise you lose your ethical superiority! Nonviolent civil disobedience is a genius; no power can beat it; use it when necessary!
A dream can be nurtured over years and years and then flourish rapidly. . . . Be patient. It will happen for you. Sooner or later, life will get weary of beating on you and holding the door shut on you, and then it will let you in and throw you a real party
A fanatic is one compelled to action by the need to find a strong meaning in life. The fanatic determines for himself what role he is to play in life, and his intense devotion to a cause is the means.
A Food For Thought. You ought to do these four things as often as possible. Firstly, you've got to quest for/acquire whatever you need. Secondly, you ought to appreciate/enjoy your needs when you finally get/acquire them. Thirdly, you've got to share your needs that you've acquired already with someone else/people out there i.e. someone/people that you are better off or rather the less privileged around you/afar off. The last but never the least. Most importantly, you've got to acknowledge/appreciate/glorify the one (God almighty) who gave you the power/grace/life/privelege to quest for/eventually acquire every of your need. For, without him (God) you can't acquire any of your needs. Oh! Yes, you just heard me right as usual, no matter how clever/smart/intelligent/hardworking/academically qualified you may think that you are currently, without God you can't/won't even quest for your needs let alone acquiring them.