Thursday, February 19, 2015

Tell a fool, and other quotes

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"You can always tell a fool...
You just can't tell him much!" -- Unknown

"God's Word is not so flimsy that it depends on our approval for it to be right or on our understanding  for it to be true." -- James T. Draper, Jr.

"Where there is no baptism, there are no visible churches." -- Edward Dorr Griffin

"Piety produces intellectual greatness precisely because piety in itself is quite indifferent to intellectual greatness." -- G. K. Chesterton

"Baptist leaders [often only] condemn the sin that costs them least to condemn." -- Seth Dunn

"Biblical example is a strong argument in setting forth the ways of God, and it should never be dismissed as insignificant." -- Royce Smith

The misquote: In the south, the past is not even past.
The quote: The past is never dead. It's not even past.
The Context: 
  • Temple: “Temple Drake is dead.”
  • Gavin Stevens, the lawyer: “The past is never dead. It’s not even past.”
The Source: Requiem for a Nun, Act I, Scene III, by William Faulkner

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