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  • --"I said to the Lord,'You are my Lord; apart from you I have no good thing.'....You have made known to me the path of life; you will fill me with joy in your presence, with eternal pleasures at your right hand."-- Psalms 16:2,11

    --Soli Deo Gloria

    --Desiderio Domini

    --"I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen, not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else."- C.S. Lewis 'The Weight of Glory'

    --"The best is perhaps what we understand the least.... Poi si torno all' eterna fontana."-- A Grief Observed- C.S. Lewis

    --"When I became a man I put away childish things, including the fear of childishness and the desire to be very grown up." -C.S. Lewis

    "Yet I know that good is coming to me-- that good is always coming though few have at all times the simplicity and the courage to believe it. What we call evil is the only, and best shape, which, for the person and his condition at the time, could be assumed by the best good. And so, FAREWELL." -Phantastes, G. MacDonald

    "I learned that he that will be a hero , will barely be a man; that he that will be nothing but a doer of his work, is sure of his manhood. In nothing was my ideal lowered, or dimmed, or grown less precious; I only saw it too plainly, to set myself for a moment beside it. Indeed, my ideal soon became my life; whereas, formerly, my life had consisted in vain attempt to behold, if not my ideal in myself, at least myself in my ideal."- Idem

    -"I will not wait to be willing!" - Cosmo von Wehrstahl, Idem

    -"Where the battle rages, there the loyalty of the soldier is proved. And to be steady on all the battlefield (elsewhere), is merely flight and disgrace if he flinches at that point." -Martin Luther

    "Ce n'est rien de mourir, C'est affreux de ne pas vivre." Jean Valjean, Les Miserables--Victor Hugo

    "für dich leben, für dich sterben...."-- Gustav Mahler (written in the margins of the manuscript of his 10th and final symphony)

    -- After being criticized for creating esoteric art, Bertolt Brecht: ""Then let's work to expand the connoisseurs into a large circle of connoisseurs, because art requires knowledge."

    --"Art, more than any other thing in a society, reveals to us the heart of a society."- Paul Washer

    --"Show me your Pasodoble."-- Strictly Ballroom

    --"You shall not prevail foul troll, that fair maiden is mine!" -- Enchanted

    --"I do not worry about what will happen, only what needs to be done."-- Lucius Hunt- The Village

    --"Tinny furry little hands were squeezing through the cracks, their fingers were ink-stained; tiny voices chattered insanely. Arthur looked up. 'Ford!' He said, 'there's an infinite number of monkeys outside who want to talk to us about this script for Hamlet they've worked out!'" - Hitchhiker's Guide..., Douglas Adams

    --"Do you think we'll succeed?"
    "I fear that if we don't try we'll have failed."-- Children of Dune

    "they'd chosen always the clear, safe course that leads ever downward into stagnation." --Dune- Frank Herbert

    --BWV 147 (J.S. Bach- "Heart and mouth and deed and life must bear witness of the Christ without fear or pretense,for he is God and Savior.")
    --BWV 3 (J.S. Bach-- "Keep my heart pure in faith so I may live and die for you alone. Jesus, my comfort, hear my desire, o my Saviour , I wish that I were with you.")