Not scriptural. It might just be that those who help themselves, don't need to believe in god. ;)
Once again, an attempt at written ironic humor on the 'net falls flat.
OK. It's originally Greek.
And it was (in French) the ship's motto of CSS Alabama.
But, for all MGM knows, his personal accountability for his destiny just might be [the unacknowledged by him] God's (unacknowledged as such) reward for his accepting personal accountability for his destiny.
Might be. Would be nice to have evidence. :)
And, since the Alabama was sunk in the Battle of Cherbourg, it may not have much to recommend it as a motto.
Well said, accept for this one sentence:
However this yearning has also lead us to except answers without any proof.
I'm forced to ask...does it NEED to offer anything? Shouldn't the truth, or at least most intellectually-responsible likelihood, be enough in itself? Instead of asking what it can do for you, you should probably be asking what the truth is.
Oh, don't worry. He "knows" the truth. After all, it was written down for him 2000 years ago.