"The power of a glance has been so much abused in love stories, that it has come to be disbelieved in. Few people dare now to say that two beings have fallen in love because they have looked at each other. Yet it is in this way that love begins, and in this way only."
Victor Hugo, Les Misérables (via pizzawolves)
"Never for the sake of peace and quiet deny your convictions."
Dag Hammarskjöld (via zenhumanism)
“I’d like to think of Carl Fredricksen living out his days selling balloons at Disneyland. I think they should have a walk around character like this!”
"Show me a religion where you always get to do what you want and I’ll show you a pretty shabby, lazy religion. Something not worth living or dying for, or even getting up in the morning for."
"The connection between art and Christ is like the connection between sunlight and the sun. It is, in fact, the connection between Sonlight and the Son."
Peter Kreeft (via eternallyadoring)
Lincoln cathedral (south entance).
(From a sketch by) Robert Garland, Frontispiece from Winkles’s architectural and picturesque illustrations of the cathedral churches of England and Wales vol. 2, by Benjamin Winkles (engraver), with descriptions by Thomas Moule, London, 1838.
"When folks ask me about intercession of the saints, I like saying this: In prayer, we always go to Jesus. Sometimes we bring friends with us."
Cardinal Dolan (via catholicgeek)
In my own humble opinion…
The only thing worse than being political is being “apolitical”.