October 13, 2016

Dan Brown Quotoes

“…In the end we are all just searching for truth, that which is greater than ourselves. “

“All around the world, we are gazing skyward waiting for God…Never realizing that God is waiting for us. “

“Angels and demons were identical–interchangeable archetypes–all a matter of polarity. The guardian angel who conquered your enemy in battle was perceived by your enemy as a demon destroyer. “

“Anyone who said power was not addictive had never really experienced it. “

“Authors, he thought. Even the sane ones are nuts. “

“Believe me, I know what it’s like to feel all alone…the worst kind of loneliness in the world is isolation that comes from being misunderstood, it can make people lose their grasp on reality. – Sienna Brooks “

“Buddha had said: Each of us is a God. Each of us knows all. We need only open our minds to hear our own wisdom. “

“But believe me, just because the human mind can’t imagine something happening…doesn’t mean it won’t. “

“But who is more ignorant? The man who cannot define lightning, or the man who does not respect its awesome power? “

“By its very nature, history is always a one-sided account. “

“Can you keep secrets? Can you know a thing and never say it again? “

“Dante’s poem, Langdon was now reminded, was not so much about the misery of hell as it was about the power of the human spirit to endure any challenge, no matter how daunting. “

“Darkness feeds on apathy. “

“Don’t show it and don’t panic. Do like the ducks; on the surface stay calm, and below it paddle lile hell “

“Don’t tell anyone, but on the pagan day of the sun god Ra, I kneel at the foot of an ancient instrument of torture and consume ritualistic symbols of blood and flesh. …And if any of you care to join me, come to the Harvard chapel on Sunday, kneel beneath the crucifix, and take Holy Communion. “

“Dr. Jacobus, I am walking out your doors right now. I need clothes. I am going to Vatican City. One does not go to Vatican City with ones ass hanging out. Do I make myself clear? “

“Each of us is now electronically connected to the globe, and yet we feel utterly alone. “

“Even brilliant scientists Google themselves. “

“Even the technology that promises to unite us, divides us. Each of us is now electronically connected to the globe, and yet we feel utterly alone.”

“Everything is possible. The impossible just takes longer. “

“Faith ? acceptance of which we imagine to be true, that which we cannot prove. “

“Faith is universal. Our specific methods for understanding it are arbitrary. Some of us pray to Jesus, some of us go to Mecca, some of us study subatomic particles. In the end we are all just searching for truth, that which is greater than ourselves. “

“Fear cripples faster than any implement of war. “

“Forgiveness is God’s greatest gift “

“From Santi’s earthly tomb with demon’s hole, ‘Cross Rome the mystic elements unfold. The path of light is laid, the sacred test, Let angels guide you on your lofty quest. “

“God answers all prayers, but sometimes his answer is ‘no’. “

“God, grant me strength to accept those things I cannot change. “

“Great minds are always feared by lesser minds. “

“History is always written by the winners. When two cultures clash, the loser is obliterated, and the winner writes the history books-books which glorify their own cause and disparage the conquered foe. As Napoleon once said, ‘What is history, but a fable agreed upon? “

“I believe that thinking about the problem … is your problem. “

“If it wasn’t painfully difficult, you did it wrong! “

“I’m a fan of the truth… even if it’s painfully hard to accept. “

“Imagine how different a world might be if more leaders took time to ponder the finality of death before racing off to war. “

“Imagine how they would have mocked you if you proclaimed, ‘Not only is the world a sphere, but there is an invisible, mystical force that holds everything to its surface’! “

“It has always been this way. Death is followed by birth. To reach paradise, man must pass through inferno. – Bertrand Zobrist “

“It seemed there was always a close correlation between true believers and high body counts. “

“I’ve got to stop being such a snob about leather-bound books, he reminded himself. E-books do have their moments. “

“Knowledge grows exponentially. The more we know, the greater our ability to learn, and the faster we expand our knowledge base. “

“Knowledge is a tool, and like all tools, its impact is in the hands of the user. “

“Learning the truth has become my life’s love. “

“Life is filled with difficult decisions, and winners are those who make them. “

“Life is filled with secrets. You can’t learn them all at once. “

“Madness breeds madness. “

“Men go to far greater lengths to avoid what they fear than to obtain what they desire. “

“My lawyers will fricassee your testicles for breakfast. And if you dare board my plane without a warrant, your spleen will follow. “

“No good deed goes unpunished. “

“No love is greater than that of a father for His son. “

“Nobody tells you what you can and can’t do. “

“Nothing activates adrenaline production like pain. – Dr. Sienna Brooks”

“Nothing captures human interest more than human tragedy. “

“Nothing in Christianity is original. “

“Nothing is more creative… nor destructive… than a brilliant mind with a purpose. “

“Oftentimes, those special brains, the ones that are capable of focusing more intently than others, do so at the expense of emotional maturity “

“One does not need to have cancer to analyze its symptoms. “

“Only one form of contagion travels faster than a virus. And that’s fear.”

“Open your minds, my friends. We all fear what we do not understand. “

“Open your minds, my friends. We all fear what we don’t understand. “

“Our minds sometimes see what our hearts wish were true. “

“Pain is a part of growing-up. It is how we learn.. “

“Please accept this humble fax. My love for you is without wax. “

“Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? Who will guard the guards? “

“Religion is flawed, but only because man is flawed. “

“Religion is like language or dress. We gravitate toward the practices with which we were raised. In the end, though, we are all proclaiming the same thing. That life has meaning. That we are grateful for the power that created us. “

“Remember tonight…for it’s the beginning of forever. – Dante Alighieri”

“Science and religion are not at odds. Science is simply too young to understand. “

“Science tells me God must exist. My mind tells me I will never understand God. And my heart tells me I am not meant to. “

“Science tells me God must exist. My mind tells me I’ll never understand God. My heart tells me I’m not meant to. “

“Seek the goodness, become the goodness.D “

“Skepticism has become a virtue. Cynicism and demand for proof has become enlightened thought. Is it any wonder that humans now feel more depressed and defeated than they have at any point in human history?  “

“Small minds have always lashed out at what they don’t understand. “

“Sometimes a change of perspective is all it takes to see the light. “

“Sometimes a legend that endures for centuries… endures for a reason. “

“Sometimes all it takes is a tiny shift of perspective to see something familiar in a totally new light. “

“sometimes to find truth one must move mountains -Kohler “

“Sometimes, divine revelation simply means adjusting your brain to hear what your heart already knows.”

“stand tall, smile bright, and let them wonder what secrets making you laugh!”

“Telling someone about what a symbol means is like telling someone how music should make them feel. “

“The act of tattooing one’s skin was a tranformative declaration of power, an announcment to the world: I am in control of my own flesh. “

“The Bible did not arrive by fax from heaven. The Bible is the product of man, my dear. Not of God. The Bible did not fall magically from the clouds. Man created it as a historical record of tumultuous times, and it has evolved through countless translations, additions, and revisions. History has never had a definitive version of the book. “

“The decisions of our past are the architects of our present. “

“The human mind has a primitive ego defense mechanism that negates all realities that produce too much stress for the brain to handle. It’s called Denial. “

“The media is the right arm of anarchy. “

“The more man learned, the more he realized he did not know. “

“the most dangerous enemy is that which no one fears! “

“The only difference between you and God is that you have forgotten you are divine. “

“The Pentacle – The ancients envisioned their world in two halves – masculine and feminine. Their gods and goddesses worked to keep a balance of power. Yin and Yang. When male and female were balanced, there was harmony in the world. When they were unbalanced there was chaos. “

“The power of human thought grows exponentially with the number of minds that share that thought. “

“the strange ideas we derive today will one day be our celebrated truths”

“The truth can be glimpsed only through the eyes of death. “

“There comes a moment in history when ignorance is no longer a forgivable offense… a moment when only wisdom has the power to absolve. – Bertrand Zobrist “

“There’s just no substitute for the truth. “

“Those who truly understand their faiths understand the stories are metaphorical. “

“Throughout history, every period of enlightenment has been accompanied by darkness, pushing in opposition. Such are laws of nature and balance. “

“Time is a river, and books are boats. “

“To live in the world without becoming aware of the meaning of the world is like wandering about in a great library without touching the books. “

“Today is today. But there are many tomorrows “

“Until man is nothing, God can make nothing of him. – Martin Luther “

“We all fear what we do not understand. “

“What really matters is what you believe. “

“When a question has no correct answer, there is only one honest response. The gray area between yes and no. Silence. “

“When in doubt, just spit it out. That all challenges can be overcome by speaking the truth, no matter how itcomes out. “

“When multiple explanations exist, the simplest is usually correct. “

“When swimming into a dark tunnel,there arrives a point of no return when you no longer have enough breath to double back.your choice is to swim forward into the unknown….and pray for an exit “

“Wide acceptance of an idea is not proof of its validity. “