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Samuel Johnson on Curiosity

“Curiosity is one of the permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect.”

Tertullian’s Prayer

“We pray for all the emperors, that God may grant them long life, a secure government, a prosperous family, vigorous troops, a faithful senate, an obedient people; that the whole…

Robert Schuller on Sinful Nature

“I don’t think anything has been done in the name of Christ and under the banner of Christianity that has proven more destructive to human personality and, hence, counterproductive to…

G. A. Smith on the Old Testament

“What was indispensable to the Redeemer must always be indispensable to the redeemed.”

Being Good Will Never Be Good Enough

Millions of people – perhaps billions – believe they can win God’s approval and earn eternal life by “being good” – even if they’ve “been bad” in the past. Their…

Alexis de Tocqueville on Government

“Despotism may govern without faith, but liberty cannot.”