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We believe that the history of the world is but the history of His influence and that the center of the whole universe is the cross of Calvary.

Author: Alexander Maclaren (1826-1910)

Profession: British Preacher

The greatest thing about any civilization is the human person, and the greatest thing about this person is the possibility of his encounter with the person of Jesus Christ.

Author: Charles Malik

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Jesus promised His disciples three things: that they would be entirely fearless, absurdly happy, and that they would get into trouble.

Author: W. Russell Maltby

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I believe in person to person. Every person is Christ for me, and since there is only one Jesus, that person is the one person in the world at that moment.

Author: Mother Teresa (1910-1997)

Profession: Albanian-born Roman Catholic Missionary

There is but one love of Jesus, as there is but one person in the poor -- Jesus. We take vows of chastity to love Christ with undivided love; to be able to love him with undivided love we take a vow of poverty which frees us from all material possessions, and with that freedom we can love him with undivided love, and from this vow of undivided love we surrender ourselves totally to him in the person who takes his place.

Author: Mother Teresa (1910-1997)

Profession: Albanian-born Roman Catholic Missionary

The word ''Christianity'' is already a misunderstanding -- in reality there has been only one Christian, and he died on the Cross.

Author: Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900)

Profession: German Philosopher

Jesus was a brilliant Jewish stand-up comedian, a phenomenal improviser. His parables are great one-liners.

Author: Camille Paglia (1947)

Profession: American Author, Critic, Educator

Only Christ could have conceived Christ.

Author: Joseph Parker

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Jesus is the God whom we can approach without pride and before whom we can humble ourselves without despair.

Author: Blaise Pascal (1623-1662)

Profession: French Scientist, Religious Philosopher

God speaks to me not through the thunder and the earthquake, nor through the ocean and the stars, but through the Son of Man, and speaks in a language adapted to my imperfect sight and hearing.

Author: William Lyon Phelps

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A heroic figure... not wholly to blame for the religion that's been foisted on him.

Author: Ezra Pound (1885-1972)

Profession: American Poet, Critic

Let us pardon him his hope of a vain apocalypse, and of a second coming in great triumph upon the clouds of heaven. Perhaps these were the errors of others rather than his own; and if it be true that he himself shared the general illusion, what matters it, since his dream rendered him strong against death, and sustained him in a struggle to which he might otherwise have been unequal?

Author: Ernest Renan (1823-1892)

Profession: French Writer, Critic, Scholar

Never has any one been less a priest than Jesus, never a greater enemy of forms, which stifle religion under the pretext of protecting it. By this we are all his disciples and his successors; by this he has laid the eternal foundation-stone of true religion; and if religion is essential to humanity, he has by this deserved the Divine rank the world has accorded him.

Author: Ernest Renan (1823-1892)

Profession: French Writer, Critic, Scholar

Two thousand years ago there was One here on this earth who lived the grandest life that ever has been lived yet--a life that every thinking man, with deeper or shallower meaning, has agreed to call divine.

Author: Frederick W. Robertson

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The Galilean is not a favorite of mine. So far from owing him any thanks for his favor, I cannot avoid confessing that I owe a secret grudge to his carpentership.

Author: Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822)

Profession: British Poet