In centering prayer, the sacred word is not the object of the attention but rather the expression of the intention of the will.
The fact is that much misunderstanding is often caused by our modern attempts to limit too strictly the meaning of a Greek word.
What problem does Pan-Asianism attempt to solve? The problem is how to terminate the sufferings of the Asiatic peoples and how to resist the aggression of the powerful European countries. In a word, Pan-Asianism represents the cause of the oppressed Asiatic peoples.
Lincoln is distinguished from every other president, with the exception of Jefferson, in that we can be certain that he wrote every word to which his name is attached.
I am an athlete in every sense of the word. Athlete, martial artist.
Atheism is the last word of theism.
I find Cambridge an asylum, in every sense of the word.
The important thing in writing is the capacity to astonish. Not shock - shock is a worn-out word - but astonish.
I call them associates; I don't like the word 'employee.'
Conservatism as a formal political doctrine didn't exist in America in 1940. The word 'conservative' was associated primarily with fringe groups - anti-industrial Southern agrarians and the anti-New Deal tycoons who led the Liberty League.
Arty. To me the word's got as much venom associated with it as 'wacky'.
The traits the word 'childish' addresses are seen so often in adults that we should abolish this age-discriminatory word when it comes to criticizing behavior associated with irresponsibility and irrational thinking.
I've had a few embarrassing moments in restaurants. I tried to order a quesadilla, and I totally mispronounced the word. And another time, I asked for some toast with Marmite, and they had no idea what I was asking for!
It was 1989, and the word 'Muslim' wasn't even really used in Britain at the time; you were either black or Asian.
I hate this word 'graphic novel.' It is a term publishing houses have created for the bourgeois so they wouldn't be ashamed of buying comics... I'm not a graphic novelist. I am a cartoonist and I make comics and I am very happy about it.
As far as I'm concerned, the coolest word in film is 'cult.'
I like the word 'artist,' but I don't like the word 'artist' inside my house.
To say the word Romanticism is to say modern art - that is, intimacy, spirituality, color, aspiration towards the infinite, expressed by every means available to the arts.
'Underrated.' That is the word that best describes Prince, the Guitarist. Why? Because his phenomenal guitar-playing was just one arrow in a quiver full of remarkable talents.