He's not a safe safe or a tame God, securely lodged behind the bars of a distant Heaven; He has the most annoying manner of showing up when we least want Him; of confronting us in the strangest ways. - Thomas Merton
One of the most difficult tasks confronting philosophers is to descend from the world of thought to the actual world. Language is the immediate actuality of thought. Just as philosophers have given thought an independent existence, so they were bound to make language into an independent realm.
You will find peace not by trying to escape your problems, but by confronting them courageously. You will find peace not in denial, but in victory. - J Donald Walters
Remember that fear always lurks behind perfectionism. Confronting your fears and allowing yourself the right to be human can, paradoxically, make you a far happier and more productive person. - David M. Burns
The longer we delay in confronting the obstacle in our path, the bigger the difficulties grow and the smaller we become; or, to put it another way, the longer we drag a problem with us, the heavier it becomes. - A. G. Roemmers
The turmoil and dislocations confronting present-day society will not be solved until both the scientific and religious genius of the human race are fully utilized. - Baha'i International Community
[T]he road to character is built by confronting your own weakness. - David Brooks