Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Plato (427-347 B.C.)

Nothing in the affairs of men is worthy of great anxiety ( Added 1/18/2017

Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle ( Added 5/10/2012

Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws (Dr. Gabrial Robins Website, University of Virginia). Added 4/5/2012

The photo in this post of Plato's bust is from the Wikipedia commons.

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968)

Photo of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy (Strength to Love, 1963). Added 1/15/2017

Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend (15 of Martin Luther King Jr.'s Most Inspiring Inspirational Quotes, Parade, January 20, 2014). Added 1/17/2016

If a man hasn't discovered something he will die for, he isn't fit to live (Speech in Detroit, Michigan on June 23, 1963, About.Com, Martin Luther King, Jr. Quotes). Added 1/15/2014

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter (Quotations Page). Added 1/14/2014

I have decided to stick to love...Hate is too great a burden to bear.--A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches ( Added 1/13/2014

Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.--A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches ( Added 5/18/2012

Photo: The photo in this post of Martin Luther King, Jr. is in the Public Domain.

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Ravi Zacharias (b. 1946)

"One day we will all find out that being respectful and sincere does not give us license to be wrong (The Lotus and the Cross, 2012)." Added 1/14/2017