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The road to the sacred leads through the secular. ...
by Abraham Joshua Heschel

The road to the sacred leads through the secular.
- Abraham Joshua Heschel

Self-respect is the fruit of discipline;
the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.
- Abraham Joshua Heschel

The issue of prayer is not prayer; the issue of prayer is God.
- Abraham Joshua Heschel

Racism is man's gravest threat to man -
the maximum of hatred for a minimum of reason.
- Abraham Joshua Heschel

 

It is not enough for me to ask question;
I want to know how to answer the one question that
seems to encompass everything I face:
What am I here for?
- Abraham Joshua Heschel

When I was young, I admired clever people.
Now that I am old, I admire kind people.
- Abraham Joshua Heschel

Wonder rather than doubt is the root of all knowledge.
- Abraham Joshua Heschel

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He who is satisfied has never truly craved,
and he who craves for the light of God neglects his ease for ardor.
- Abraham Joshua Heschel

Worship is a way of seeing the world in the light of God.
- Abraham Joshua Heschel

Just to be is a blessing.
Just to live is holy.
- Abraham Joshua Heschel

Man's sin is in his failure to live what he is.
Being the master of the earth, man forgets that he is the servant of God.
- Abraham Joshua Heschel

Man is a messenger who forgot the message.
- Abraham Joshua Heschel

God is of no importance unless He is of supreme importance.
- Abraham Joshua Heschel

A test of a people is how it behaves toward the old.
It is easy to love children.
Even tyrants and dictators make a point of being fond of children.
But the affection and care for the old,
the incurable, the helpless are the true gold mines of a culture.
- Abraham Joshua Heschel

A religious man is a person who holds God and man in one thought at one time,
at all times, who suffers harm done to others,
whose greatest passion is compassion,
whose greatest strength is love and defiance of despair.
- Abraham Joshua Heschel

God is not a hypothesis derived from logical assumptions,
but an immediate insight, self-evident as light.
He is not something to be sought in the darkness with the light of reason.
He is the light.
- Abraham Joshua Heschel

If you don't know where you're going,
any road will take you there.
- Lewis Carroll
(Alice in Wonderland)

Affirmation:
Today I choose the higher road -
the path of charity, acceptance,
love, selflessness, kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today, I choose the higher road -
the path of charity, acceptance, love, selflessness, kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A person without a sense of humor
is like a wagon without springs.
It's jolted by every pebble on the road.
- Henry Ward Beecher

The best road to progress is freedom's road.
- John F. Kennedy

There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth
- not going all the way and not starting.
- The Buddha

One movement toward light becomes a clear signpost on a long road.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Choose the higher road -
the path of charity, acceptance, love,
selflessness, and kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Take time to laugh.
It is the music of the soul.
Take time to think.
It is the source of power.
Take time to play.
It is the source of perpetual youth.
Take time to read.
It is the fountain of wisdom.
Take time to pray.
It is the greatest power on Earth.
Take time to love and be loved.
It is a God-given privilege.
Take time to be friendly.
It is the road to happiness.
Take time to give.
It is too short a day to be selfish.
Take time to work.
It is the price of success.
- Anonymous

There is a road from the eye to heart
that does not go through the intellect.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Celebrate! Celebration is an expression of Gratitude.
Gratitude is like the prayer, while
Celebration is the hymn and sacred dance.
Celebration is its own road to happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A bend in the road is not the end of the road
unless you fail to make the turn.
- Anonymous

There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth;
not going all the way, and not starting.
- The Buddha

Drive into your future looking at the open road ahead
rather than into the rear-view mirror of your past.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

All you have to do is look straight and see the road,
and when you see it, don't sit looking at it - walk.
- Ayn Rand

Walk on road, hmmm?
Walk left side, safe. Walk right side, safe.
Walk middle, sooner or later get squish just like grape.
Here, karate, same thing.
Either you karate do "yes" or karate do "no."
You karate do "guess so," squish just like grape. Understand?
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

Impart as much as you can of your spiritual being
to those who are on the road with you,
and accept as something precious
what comes back to you from them.
- Albert Schweitzer

People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness.
Just because they're not on your road
doesn't mean they've gotten lost.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

One day Alice came to a fork in the road
and saw a Cheshire cat in a tree.
"Which road do I take?" she asked.
His responses was a question: "Where do you want to go?"
"I don't know," Alice answered.
"Then," said the cat, "it doesn't matter."
- Lewis Carroll

May the road rise up to meet you,
may the wind be ever at your back.
May the sun shine warm upon your face
and the rain fall softly on your fields.
And until we meet again,
May God hold you in the hollow of his hand.
- Irish Blessing

The road to success is always under construction.
- Anonymous

The man who promises everything, is sure to fulfill nothing,
and everyone who promises too much is in danger of
using evil means in order to carry out his promises,
and is already on the road to perdition.
- Carl Jung

If you come to a fork in the road, take it.
- Yogi Berra

The road to perdition has ever been
accompanied by lip service to an ideal.
- Albert Einstein

Advice in old age is foolish; for what can be more
absurd than to increase our provisions for the road
the nearer we approach to our journey's end.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

The road to freedom lies not through
mysteries or occult performances,
but through the intelligent use
of natural forces and laws.
- Ernest Holmes

Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

Wisdom stands at the turn in the road and calls upon us publicly,
but we consider it false and despise its adherents.
- Khalil Gibran

Dying is a wild night and a new road.
- Emily Dickinson

Many of our own people here in this country do not ask about computers,
telephones and television sets.
They ask - when will we get a road to our village.
- Thabo Mbeki

Dieting is murder on the road.
Show me a man who travels and I'll show you one who eats.
- Bruce Froemming

It's been a long road back to health and fitness for me.
I am just glad to have been given the opportunity to do what I love most.
- Jonah Lomu

You know more of a road by having traveled it than
by all the conjectures and descriptions in the world.
- William Hazlitt

O public road, I say back I am not afraid to leave you,
yet I love you, you express me better than I can express myself.
- Walt Whitman

Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement.
- C. S. Lewis

Follow the yellow brick road.
- E. Y. Harburg

The road to success runs uphill.
- Willie Davis

The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same.
- Colin R. Davis

I have such a great band.
We had played all this material on the road.
I just wanted to let it fly.
- Lucinda Williams

I'd rather have huge success and huge failures than
travel in the middle of the road.
- Kevyn Aucoin

I had, early in life, a love for staging,
but it is fast dying out.
Nine hours over a rough road are enough to root out
the most passionate love of that kind.
- Maria Mitchell

Darren McCarty is a big video game guy,
and he brings his systems with him on the road.
- Steve Yzerman

I have tried to talk about the issues in this campaign...
and this has sometimes been a lonely road,
because I never meet anybody coming the other way.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

Here I am at the end of the road and at the top of the heap.
- Pope John XXIII

People of all countries have the right to choose their
own social system and road to development in the light
of their national conditions and characteristics.
- Li Peng

I have traveled a long road from the battlefield to the peace table.
- Moshe Dayan

Democracy is the road to socialism.
- Karl Marx

I can't remember anybody saying, Let's get this show on the road.
- Marie Windsor

I'm lucky because I have a job I love.
I really miss being away from home, being in my own bed,
seeing my animals and siblings, having my moms cookies.
I have a couple cats.
I got a kitten about a year ago and now Im going on
the road so I wont see him for a while.
I feel bad.
- Michelle Branch

And I can't wait to see where the road leads from here.
- Dean Stockwell

So now my road map has changed and I don't have a really
clear idea of what the next stops are.
- Linda Vester

Teaching is the royal road to learning.
- Jessamyn West

The guys in my band are great-we watch movies,
we eat pizza, take walks, read books.
Everybody has a really great sense of humor.
And my boyfriend comes and visits me on the road.
- Lisa Loeb

What Romantic terminology called genius or talent or
inspiration is nothing other than finding the right road empirically,
following one's nose, taking shortcuts.
- Italo Calvino

What kind of America do people want to leave for their
children? What horrors are down the road,
stuff that was unthinkable 30 years ago?
- Randall Terry


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