Few men are so obstinate in their atheism, that a pressing danger will not compel them to the acknowledgement of a divine power.
More Quotes from Plato:It is clear to everyone that astronomy at all events compels the soul to look upwards, and draws it from the things of this world to the other.
It is a common saying, and in everybody's mouth, that life is but a sojourn.
The seen is the changing, the unseen is the unchanging.
The soul takes nothing with her to the other world but her education and culture and these, it is said, are of the greatest service or of the greatest injury to the dead man, at the very beginning of his journey hither.
The madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings.
All men are by nature equal, made all of the same earth by one Workman; and however we deceive ourselves, as dear unto God is the poor peasant as the mighty prince.
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To be interested in the public good we must be disinterested, that is, not interested in goods in which our personal selves are wrapped up.
George H. Mead
I don't think just scaring people is enough. That worked during the freeze days to a major extent, but we really didn't achieve that much even at that time. You have to have more, you have to give people hope and a vision of a better world.
I own and operate a ferocious ego.