The violence in the Bible is appalling.
~ Christopher Hitchens
Thomas De Quincey Quotes
War has a deeper and more ineffable relation to hidden grandeurs in man than has yet been deciphered.
Flowers that are so pathetic in their beauty, frail as the clouds, and in their coloring as gorgeous as the heavens, had through thousands of years been the heritage of children - honored as the jewelry of God....
Thou hast the keys of Paradise, oh, just, subtle, and mighty opium!
There is a necessity for a regulating discipline of exercise that, whilst evoking the human energies, will not suffer them to be wasted.