the septenary (diapholom) wrote,
the septenary

Virgo potens Virgo clemens

Had the doctrines of Jesus been preached always as pure as they came from his lips, the whole civilized world would now have been Christians. - Thomas Jefferson

'Twas a thief said the last kind word to Christ:
Christ took the kindness and forgave the theft. - Robert Browning

Not only do we not know God except through Jesus Christ;
We do not even know ourselves except through Jesus Christ. - Blaise Pascal

I do believe in Jesus, it is for me a personal, everyday and inner thing, not outer, no church for me ... - Miina Äkkijyrkkä, Finnish artist

I search in vain in history to find the similar to Jesus Christ, or anything which can approach the gospel. Neither history, nor humanity, nor the ages, nor nature, offer me anything with which I am able to compare or explain it. - Napoleon

Christ is not dead, he is always on the side of the weak. - Urho Kaleva Kekkonen in his Diary

If Christians would really live the teachings of Christ, as found in the Bible, all of India would be Christian today. - Mohandas Gandhi

I believe there is no one lovelier, deeper, more sympathetic and more perfect than Jesus - not only is there no one else like him, but there could never be anyone like him. - Dostoevsky

The difference between Socrates and Jesus Christ?
The great Conscious: the immeasurable great unconscious. - Carlyle

Were Christ a thousand times reborn in Bethlehem's stall
And not in thee, thou still art lost beyond recall.
- Angelius Silesius

As a fisherman Christ caught in his sine people who were blind, deaf, crippled, leprous or possessed: all kinds of human destitution and misfortune. But no romantic idealists or aesthetes. - Olavi Ingman, Finnish writer

What if, just what if another Christ were to come and revivify the world! And this time as a woman. - Minna Canth, Finnish writer, reformer

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