"New Testament Christianity is humble, selfless and authentic. And those who carry the truth don’t preach for selfish gain or to meet an emotional need for attention." -- The Deadly Virus of Celebrity Christianity, by J. Lee Grady
"Life is what happens to you while you are making other plans." -- A. J. Marshall
"What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have not been discovered." -- Ralph Waldo Emerson
"There are always people around you to help you if you just let them help you." –- Jake Keeling in “For Jake’s Sake” by Coshandra Dillard, Henderson Daily News, p. 2, Sept. 12, 2007
And since I noticed it is December 7: "Yesterday, December 7, 1941 -- a date which will live in infamy -- the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan." -- from a speech by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to a joint session of the U. S. Congress on December 8, 1941.