"The intellect is false if it understands a thing other than the way it is."
"See there He is, where
truth is loved"
-- St. Augustine
'The Character of a Man is his Destiny"
"Other people may well be unaware that all who actually engage in philosophy aright are practicing nothing other than dying and being dead."
"You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
-- Marcus Aurelius
"To find the truth, we must turn around."
-- As I lay Dying
"Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things."
--Paul of Tarsus
"Nevertheless the righteous will hold to his way,
And he who has clean hands will grow stronger and stronger."
Author of Job
'"But you must feel yourself that there is something stifling about the idea of finality? Stagnation, my dear boy, what is more soul-destroying than stagnation?""You think that, because hitherto you have experienced truth only with the abstract intellect. I will bring you where you can taste it like honey and be embraced by it as by a bridegroom. Your thirst shall be quenched."'
-- C.S. Lewis, The Great Divorce