Chapel of Optimal Life

A traditional Bible-based Christian church
A Bible-based Christian church for the modern age
A church based on the teachings of all the great thinkers
A new age church for the inquiring mind

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"The only interesting answers are those that destroy the question."

Susan Sontag

"How simple the writing of literature would be if it were only necessary to write in another way what has been well written. It is because we have had such great writers in the past that a writer is driven far out past where he can go, out to where no one can help him."

Ernest Hemingway

"Let your actions always speak for you, but be forever on guard against the terrible traps of false pride and conceit that can halt your progress. The next time you are tempted to boast, just place your fist in a full pail of water, and when you remove it, the hole remaining will give you a correct measure of your importance."

Og Mandino

"Experience is a good school, but the fees are high."

Heinrich Heine

"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."

Eleanor Roosevelt

"Failure is a disappointment but not defeat."

Jeanne Robertson

"Genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains."

Thomas Carlyle

"Character is always lost when a high ideal is sacrificed on the altar of conformity and popularity."


"All human miseries derive from not being able to sit quietly in a room alone."

Blaise Pascal

"We are all broken. Those of us who are less broken need to help those who are more broken."


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