The devil has his martyrs among men.
A scholar's ink is worth as much as the blood of the martyr.
The ink of a scholar is worth as much as the martyr's blood.
A scholar's ink lasts longer than a martyr's blood.
It is truer to say that martyrs create faith more than faith creates martyrs.
Bonhoeffer thought of death as the last station on the road to freedom.
Days will prove that the assassination policy will not finish the Hamas. Hamas leaders wish to be martyrs and are not scared of death. Jihad will continue and the resistance will continue until we have victory, or we will be martyrs.
I cannot conceive of a greater loss than the loss of one's self-respect.
There was only one reality, and Christ was Lord over all of it, or none.
It was not apathy or passiveness. For him, prayer was a display of the strongest possible activity.
Christianity contains within itself a germ hostile to the Church (Dietrich Bonhoeffer)
He did not hope that God heard his prayers; he knew it.
This was one of the casualties of war, that trust itself seemed to die a thousand deaths.
I remember three years ago looking into the entrance pool of Julia’s stately domus and finding I was beautiful.
The dream that wakened me pushed at the veil of consciousness but could not burst through, and I was left wondering what I had known just a moment before.
I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for religion - I have shuddered at it. I shudder no more - I could be martyred for my religion - Love is my religion - I could die for that.
A friend is someone who can brighten your day with a simple smile, when others try to do it with a thousand words.
This will be my last year, Lord. I have gotten what I can. Thank You.
I write Not For the sake of glory Not For the sake of fame Not For the sake of success But for the sake of my soul
Our Scripture awakened that most glorious of things, the spontaneous love our Lord so desires His children to bear Him, for it is what He bears them.
They (theological liberals)seemed to know what the answer was supposed to be and weren’t much concerned with how to get there. They knew only that whatever answers the Fundamentalists came up with must be wrong.