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A Parliament of Quotes

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Katherine Mansfield-The Mind I Love
~The prolific author was born in New Zealand in 1888 but moved to England where she did her best work.
“The mind I love must have wild places, more
Gerald May - The Process of Prayer
~ A quote from Shalem News, Winter, 1984
"Sometimes, instead of praying, I find myself thinking about praying; evaluating how I’m praying, figuring out what is proper or most effective." more
Charles Eisenstein: The American Dream betrayed . . .
~ One of the brightest, clearest, most intelligent, loving and insightful people currently on the planet ~
“No one deserves to live in a world built upon the degradation of human beings, forests, waters, and the rest of our living planet.” more
Ella Fitzgerald and Marilyn Monroe
How a friendship between two women helped the cause of Civil Rights
“I owe Marilyn Monroe a real debt … she personally called the owner of the Mocambo, and told him she wanted me booked immediately... more
Mechthild of Magdeburg - A Wondrous Place Where We Speak of Love
~ Visionary writing from a 13th Century Mystic ~
“That prayer has great power which a person makes with all his might. It makes a sour heart sweet, a sad heart merry, a poor heart rich, a foolish heart wise, a timid heart brave, a sick heart well, a blind heart full of sight, a cold heart ardent... more
Maxim Gorky The Power of Art - Maxim Gorky
A short story writer and novelist, known for his sympathetic accounts of tramps, criminals and peasants, in pre and post Communist Russia.
Born March 16, 1868 - Died June 14, 1936
The good qualities in our soul are most successfully and forcefully awakened by the power of art. more
Thomas Merton Thomas Merton - The Rush and Pressure of Modern Life
“There is a pervasive form of contemporary violence to which the idealist most easily succumbs: activism and overwork. The rush and pressure of modern life are a form, perhaps the most common form, of its innate violence.” more
Father Bede Griffiths and Brother Wayne Teasdale Father Bede Griffiths - I was suddenly made aware of another world
Bede Griffiths, 1906-1993, was a British-born Benedictine monk and priest who lived in ashrams in South India and later became known as Swami Dayananda.
“I was suddenly made aware of another world of beauty and mystery such as I had never imagined to exist, except in poetry... more
Edward O. Wilson E. O. Wilson - Humanity Today is Like a Waking Dreamer
~ Excerpts from "The Social Conquest of Earth" and "Save America's Forests"
“Humanity today is like a waking dreamer, caught between the fantasies of sleep and the chaos of the real world.” more
Virginia Woolf - On the Track of the Lost Novelist
~ excerpt from "A Room of One's Own"
"When, however, one reads of a witch being ducked, of a woman possessed by devils, of a wise woman selling herbs, or even of a very remarkable man who had a mother, then I think we are on the track of a lost novelist, a suppressed poet..." more
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