Diana Athill Quote ~ Faith

“People of faith so often seem to forget that a god who gives their lives meaning too often provides them with justification when they want to wipe out other people who believe in other gods.”

Abbott H. Thayer art.
Diana Athill bio.

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Betty Williams Quote ~ Wars

“God doesn’t start wars.  That’s the greatest load of nonsense. Mankind starts wars.  But then we bless the armies to go and kill in God’s name.  Somebody’s got to blow that myth out of the water.”

Edward Lamson art.
Betty Williams bio.

Ayn Rand Quote ~ Heaven

“When I die I hope to go to heaven, whatever that is and I want to be able to afford the price of admission.”

Evelyn de Morgan art.
Ayn Rand’s short bio.

Mairead Corrigan Maguire Quote ~ God

“God lives in everybody and if we’re going to create respect for human life, start with yourselves…don’t do suicide bombs.”

Antnin Picek art.
Mairead Corrigan bio

Annie Besant Quote ~ Religion

“Religions are branches from a common trunk — human ignorance.”

Edwin  Austin Abbey art.
Annie Besant bio.

Mairead Corrigan Maguire Quote ~ Nonviolence

“Nonviolence pursues dialogue, seeks reconciliation, listens to the truth in our opponents, rejects militarism and allows God’s spirit to transform us socially and politically.”

Alfred Glendening art.
Mairead Maguire bio.

Annie Besant Quote ~ Mystic

“The true Mystic, realizing God, has no need of any Scriptures, for he has touched the source whence all Scriptures flow.”

Art by Alexei Harlamoff.
Annie Besant bio.

 

Corrie ten Boom Quote ~ God

“Every experience God gives us, every person He puts into our lives, is the perfect preparation for a future only He can see.”

Art by Boris Kustodiev.
Corrie ten Boom bio.

Corrie ten Boom Quote ~ Duty

“Don’t bother to give God instructions; just report for duty.”

Art by Camille Pissarro.
Corrie ten Boom bio.

Gretta Vosper Quote ~ Wisdom

“I’m suggesting that we boldly, comfortably  and confidently write out own sacred wisdom again, this time gleaning from scripture all that is life-enhancing but none that is not.”

Art by Carl Vilhelm Holsoe.
Gretta Vosper bio.

Emily Carr Quote ~ God

“Art is an aspect of God and there is only one God, but different people see him in different ways.  Though He is always the same, He doesn’t always look the same.”

Art by Emily Carr.