Sunday, June 22, 2008

Quotation Saturday

I really appreciate all the supportive comments on my previous post. Thank you; I feel much better now. I hope to get word of a decision on Monday.

I spent most of today with family, and I am all the better for it.

Now, on with the show!

"By perseverance, the snail reached the Ark." --C.H. Spurgeon

"I don't like these cold, precise, perfect people who, in order not to speak wrong, never speak at all, and in order not to do wrong, never do anything." --Henry Ward Beecher

"Not so much what a man says in the pulpit, but what he does out of the pulpit, gives power to the ministry." --Henry Berkowitz

"To preach pie in the sky and to do nothing about the knife in a man's back is hardly Christianity." --Ugo Groppi

"Prejudices are rarely overcome by argument; not being founded in reason, they cannot be destroyed by logic." --Tryon Edwards

"Power without responsibility: the prerogative of the harlot throughout the ages." --Rudyard Kipling

"Praying can no more be made a substitute for smiling that smiling can for praying." --Henry Ward Beecher

"Whenever a man has cast a longing eye on a political office, a rottenness begins in his conduct." --Thomas Jefferson

"Politics are usually the executive expression of human immaturity." --Vera Brittain

"Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being." --Goethe

"The past is a guidepost, not a hitching post." --Thomas Holcroft

"To give pleasure to a single heart by a single kind act is better than a thousand head-bowings in prayer." --Sadd

"Philosophers have argued for centuries about how many angels can dance on the head of a pin, but materialists have always known that it depends on whether they are jitterbugging or dancing cheek to cheek." --Tom Robbins

"Not to be able to bear poverty is a shameful thing, but not to know how to chase it away by work is a more shameful thing yet." --Anon

"Everyone is a philosopher. Not everyone is good at it." --Alfred North Whitehead

"A healthy male adult bore consumes each year one and a half times his own weight in other peoples' patience." --John Updike, Jr.

"When man ultimately faces his Maker, he will have to account to Him for those God-given pleasures of life of which he did not take full advantage." --Anon

"I have no more patience than anyone else. It's just that I use mine." --Paderewski

"It is remarkable how many impure things a prude can discover that nobody else can discover." --Anon

"I always wanted to be somebody, but I should have been more specific." -Lily Tomlin

"When you're through changing, you're through." --Bruce Barton

"We must interpret a bad temper as a sign of inferiority." --Alfred Adler

"Don't accept rides from strange men, and remember that all men are as strange as hell." --Robin Morgan

"The mome rath isn't born that could outgrabe me." --Nicol Williamson

One more diet coke and off to bed with me. No, the caffeine doesn't bother me at all. Good night.

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