Friday, October 17, 2014

Quotes from here and there: wise, witty, weird and wild

“It’s déjà vu all over again.” -- Yogi Berra

"Let us do with any other philosophy what we will, but let us not hesitate to accept all that the Scriptures teach...There are many true things in and out of the Bible beyond our satisfactory explanation. Let faith apprehend even where the finite mind cannot comprehend. " -- B. H. Carroll

"It doesn't take a lot of strength to hold on. It takes a lot of strength to let go." -- J. C. Watts

"Everyone tries to define this thing called Character. It's not hard. Character is doing what's right when nobody's looking." -- J. C. Watts

"Our success has not been as complete as we could desire, but God knows best." -- Robert Edward Lee

"I would rather spend Sunday morning in a saloon than sitting in a church under the preaching of a modern Higher Critic." -- Cyrus I. Scofield

"Sometimes stress is the desire to excel in disguise." -- Kasi Dickerson

"Only shallow people know themselves." -- Oscar Wilde

"A highly intelligent man should always choose a primitive and stupid woman." -- Adolf Hitler

"It would be wrong for me to identify one of my children as my favorite. To pick one as favorite is necessarily to relegate all of the others to secondary status. In the same way, even from my childhood, it has always felt wrong to me to try to pick out a favorite verse of the Bible." -- Bart Barber

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