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Quote Left For I do not believe God means us thus to divide life into two halves - to wear a grave face on Sunday, and to think it out-of-place to even so much as mention Him on a week-day. Do you think He cares to see only kneeling figures and to hear only tones of prayer - and that He does not also love to see the lambs leaping in the sunlight, and to hear the merry voices of the children, as they roll amoung the hay? Surely their innocent laughter is as sweet in His ears as the grandest anthem that ever rolled up from the "dim religious light" of some solemn cathedral? Quote Right
Quote Left For I do not believe God means us thus to divide life into two halves - to wear a grave face on Sunday, and to think it out-of-place to even so much as mention Him on a week-day. Do you think He cares to see only kneeling figures and to hear only tones of prayer - and that He does not also love to see the lambs leaping in the sunlight, and to hear the merry voices of the children, as they roll amoung the hay? Surely their innocent laughter is as sweet in His ears as the grandest anthem that ever rolled up from the 'dim religious light' of some solemn cathedral? Quote Right
Quote Left The opera is to music what a bawdy house is to a cathedral. Quote Right
Quote Left I never weary of great churches. It is my favorite kind of mountain scenery. Mankind was never so happily inspired as when it made a cathedral. Quote Right
Quote Left A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral. Quote Right
Quote Left That great Cathedral space which was childhood. Quote Right
Quote Left There is nothing here [Civita Vecchia] to see. They have not even a cathedral, with eleven tons of solid silver archbishops in the back room; ... Quote Right
Quote Left There's a certain Slant of light, Winter Afternoons-- That oppresses, like the Heft Of Cathedral Tunes-- Quote Right
Quote Left We say nothing essential about the cathedral when we speak of its stones. We say nothing essential about Man when we seek to define him by the qualities of men. Quote Right
Quote Left A cathedral, a wave of storm, a dancer's leap, never turn out to be as high as we had hoped. Quote Right
Quote Left A cathedral, a wave of a storm, a dancer's leap, never turn out to be as high as we had hoped Quote Right
Quote Left A pile of rocks ceases to be a rock when somebody contemplates it with the idea of a cathedral in mind. Quote Right
Quote Left While I don't claim to be a great programmer, I try to imitate one. An important trait of the great ones is constructive laziness. They know that you get an A not for effort but for results [...] Quote Right
Quote Left The pursuit of peace resembles the building of a great cathedral. It is the work of a generation. In concept it requires a master-architect; i... Quote Right
Quote Left Three people were at work on a construction site. All were doing the same job, but when each was asked what the job was, the answers varied. Breaking rocks, the first replied. Earning my living, the second said. Helping to build a cathedral, said the third. Quote Right
Quote Left [about programming] 'You often don't really understand the problem until after the first time you implement a solution. The second time, maybe you know enough to do it right. So if you want to get it right, be ready to start over at least once.' Quote Right