You must not wrong or oppress a foreigner, for you were foreigners in the land of Egypt. You must not exploit any widow or orphan. If you do abuse them, when they cry out to me, I will surely heed their cry; my wrath will burn against you, and I will kill you with the sword, and your wives shall become widows and your children orphans.
(This is the only commandment given by God in Exodus that comes with an explicit promise of retribution by God Himself.)
-- Exodus 22
The very purpose of existence is to reconcile the glowing opinion we hold of ourselves with the appalling things that other people think about us.
-- Quentin Crisp
A faith to live by, a self to live with, and a purpose to live for.
-- Bob Harrington
Only the curious will learn and only the resolute overcome the obstacles to learning. The quest quotient has always excited me more than the intelligence quotient.