If the stars should appear one night in a thousand years, how would men believe and adore, and preserve for manygenerations the remembrance of the city of God which had been shown! But every night come out these envoys of beauty, and light theuniverse with their admonishing smile.
If we long to believe that the stars rise and set for us, that we are the reason there is a Universe, does science do us a disservice in deflating our conceits?
God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence. We need silence to be able to touch souls.
I believe that as much as you take, you have to give back. It's important not to focus on yourself too much.
I believe that the way people live can be directed a little by architecture.
So much is man the slave of his heart that he will shut his eyes to what does not please him and believe all that he hopes.
One life is all we have and we live it as we believe in living it. But to sacrifice what you are and to live without belief, that is a fate more terrible than dying.
I do believe that movies are subject to a million interpretations.
Believing that the power to destroy belongs to the Creator alone I affirm... that any theory which, when carried out, demands the annihilation of force, is necessarily erroneous.
It will shock many - I've lived a full life and really enjoyed my time as a pop star.
I've never turned over a fig leaf yet that didn't have a price tag on the other side.
Magic is believing in yourself, if you can do that, you can make anything happen.
That which I have set out in Latin is not my words but the words of God and of apostles and prophets, who of course have never lied. He who believes shall be saved, but he who does not believe shall be damned. God has spoken.
Unless you are in contact with a living Buddha, you will never believe that YOU can become a Buddha.
There are some ideas so wrong that only a very intelligent person could believe in them.
When it is darkest, men see the stars.
I wanted to see the debates and I believe in the quality of the argument. I don't vote party line. I vote for the best person. I am a purist.
I believe in angels, so it's simple.
I don't believe in email. I'm an old-fashioned girl. I prefer calling and hanging up.
Well, I actually tell my son that I don't have any hair because he asked me the same question that I gave it to him when he was born, so he actually still believes that. He's five years old.
I met in the street a very poor young man who was in love. His hat was old, his coat worn, his cloak was out at the elbows, the water passed through his shoes, - and the stars through his soul.
I believe that my clothes can give people a better image of themselves - that it can increase their feelings of confidence and happiness.
You've got to believe as a filmmaker that if a movie's good enough, it's going to survive; and if it's not, well, it won't.
What we wish, we readily believe, and what we ourselves think, we imagine others think also.
Devout believers are safeguarded in a high degree against the risk of certain neurotic illnesses; their acceptance of the universal neurosis spares them the task of constructing a personal one.