Karen Armstrong

A theology should be like poetry, which takes us to the end of what words and thoughts can do.

Karen Armstrong

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Alexandre Dumas Happiness is like those palaces in fairy tales whose gates are guarded by dragons: we must fight in order to conquer it.
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Dwight D. Eisenhower If men can develop weapons that are so terrifying as to make the thought of global war include almost a sentence for suicide, you would think that man's intelligence and his comprehension... would include also his ability to find a peaceful solution.
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Natan Sharansky People may believe that there can be a society where dissent is not permitted, but which is nonetheless not a fear society because everyone agrees with one another and therefore no one wants to dissent.

Karen Armstrong

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