Monday, December 29, 2014

Disraeli lies, and other quotes

"If the unborn is not a human person, no justification for abortion is necessary. However, if the unborn is a human person, no justification for abortion is adequate." -- Greg Koukl

"When I am dead, I hope it may be said: His sins were scarlet, but his books were read.'" -- Hilaire Belloc

"It took me fifteen years to discover I had no talent for writing, but I couldn’t give it up because by that time I was too famous." -- Robert Benchley

"Any statements by those who are called philosophers, especially the Platonists, which happen to be true and consistent with our faith should not cause alarm, but be claimed for our own use, as it were from owners who have no right to them." -- Augustine of Hippo

"Common sense is genius dressed up in work clothes." -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"There are three kinds of lies; lies, damned lies, and statistics." -- Benjamin Disraeli

"Patience is a virtue, possess it if you can, it’s seldom in a woman and it’s never in a man." -- old quip, source unknown

"A fact is like a sack—it won’t stand up if it’s empty." -- Luigi Pirandello

"The plain fact is that there are no plain facts." -- Kevin Stilley

"The only people who get any better are the people who know that if they don't get any better God will still love them." -- Steve Brown

"Wisdom too often never comes, and so one ought not to reject it merely because it comes late." -- Felix Frankfurter

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