Saturday, November 08, 2014

Hell, New York City and other quotes

"If I owned Hell and New York City, I would rent out New York, and live in Hell." -- Steve Brown on Key Life, adapting General Philip Sheridan's, "If I owned Texas and Hell, I would rent Texas and live in Hell."

"Kennedy is trying to buy the country and Nixon is trying to sell it. Those two boys should get together." -- Mort Sahl

"In biblical studies you have to recognize that the Holy Spirit just might have led other believers to see a few things too." -- David Lutzweiler

"Who dares to teach must never cease to learn." -- John Cotton Dana

"You can safely assume you’ve created God in your own image when it turns out that God hates all the same people you do." -- Anne Lamott

"There is no reason to suppress a viewpoint unless it is true, because a false viewpoint can easily be combatted with facts and logic, while truth cannot be combatted except by lies which are vulnerable to refutation." -- John "Birdman" Bryant

“If there be any among us who would wish to dissolve this Union, or to change its republican form, let them stand undisturbed as monuments of the safety with which error of opinion may be tolerated, where reason is left free to combat it.” -- Thomas Jefferson [First Inaugural Address, March 4, 1801]

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