„Every word, every image used for God is a distortion more than a description.“

Fonte: One Minute Wisdom (1989)

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Anthony de Mello3
1931 - 1987

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„Every one is in a small way the image of God.“

—  Marcus Manilius, Astronomica

Book IV, line 895.
Original: (la) Exemplumque dei quisque est in imagine parva.

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„every individual is made in the image of God, insofar as he or she is a rational and free creature capable of knowing God and loving him.“

—  Pope John Paul II 264th Pope of the Catholic Church, saint 1920 - 2005

Apostolic Letter Mulieris Dignitatem, 15 August 1988
Fonte: www.vatican.va http://www.vatican.va/holy_father/john_paul_ii/apost_letters/documents/hf_jp-ii_apl_15081988_mulieris-dignitatem_en.html

David Brewster photo

„Man, made after God's image, was a nobler creation than twinkling sparks in the sky, or than the larger and more useful lamp of the moon.“

—  David Brewster British astronomer and mathematician 1781 - 1868

More Worlds Than One: The Creed of the Philosopher and the Hope of the Christian (1856), p. 207

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Richard Bach photo

„Next to ‘God’, ‘love’ is the word most mangled in every language.“

—  Richard Bach American spiritual writer 1936

Fonte: The Bridge Across Forever: A True Love Story

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„Even more than in a poem, it is the aphorism that the word is god.“

—  Emil M. Cioran Romanian philosopher and essayist 1911 - 1995

Drawn and Quartered (1983)

Douglas William Jerrold photo

„God said, "Let us make man in our image." Man said, 'Let us make God in our image."“

—  Douglas William Jerrold English dramatist and writer 1803 - 1857

Reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 257.

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Richard Rohr photo

„every time God forgives us, God is saying that God's own rules do not matter as much as the relationship that God wants to create with us.“

—  Richard Rohr American spiritual writer, speaker, teacher, Catholic Franciscan priest 1943

Fonte: Falling Upward: A Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life

Aeschylus photo

„God's mouth knows not how to speak falsehood, but he brings to pass every word.“

—  Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound

Original: (el) Ψευδηγορεῖν γὰρ οὐκ ἐπίσταται στόμα
τὸ Δῖον, ἀλλὰ πᾶν ἔπος τελεῖ.
Fonte: Prometheus Bound, lines 1032–1033

Махатма Ганди photo

„May God give power to every word of mine. In his name I began to write this, and in His name I close it.“

—  Махатма Ганди pre-eminent leader of Indian nationalism during British-ruled India 1869 - 1948

1940s, To Every Briton (1940)
Contexto: May God give power to every word of mine. In his name I began to write this, and in His name I close it. May your statesman have the wisdom and courage to respond to my appeal. I am telling His Excellency the Viceroy that my services are at the disposal of His Majesty’s Government, should they consider them of any practical use in advancing the object of my appeal.

„Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Etiam egestas wisi a erat. Morbi imperdiet, mauris ac auctor dictum.“