To know oneself is to disbelieve utopia.
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We really feel happier when things look bleak. Hope is endurance. Hope is holding on and going on and trusting in the Lord.
You're a sovereign as a citizen. If you're not involved in your government, you're not doing your job. In the long run that's very bad for the Republic.
Practically every movie that shows the pope or even a bishop as a character, and in much of western literature of the last 300 or 400 years, these are portrayed as awful figures.
Then again, Christianity seems to have done quite well by mixing worship and commerce. Religion is like yeast in dough, ... It's in every part of life, so for it to show up everywhere is only natural - in commerce, politics, sports, labor unions and so on and so forth.
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Death is an awful thing. I don't believe in it myself.
I go to St. Matthews in Pacific Palisades, an Episcopal Church.
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James Earl Jones