Friday, February 13, 2015

The best Oyle, and other quotes

The posting of quotes does not constitute agreement with either the quotes or their sources.

"As that Oyle is adjudged the best that hath no tast at all; so that Historian is preferred who hath the least Tangue of partial Reflections." -- Thomas Fuller

"People are sucked right into a message that says, ‘You can build God’s church!’ when Jesus himself said, ‘I will build my church.’" -- Wayne Barber

"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work." -- Anonymous

"Everything about God must square itself with a God who would rather die for sinners than give them what they deserve." -- Austin Fischer

"The various modes of worship which prevailed in the Roman world were all considered by the people as equally true; by the philosophers as equally false; and by the magistrate as equally useful." -- Gibbon

"All places are places of worship to a Christian." -- Charles Spurgeon

"When you feel the need to share your opinion on everything, especially when it’s critical, your voice becomes like old wallpaper. Everyone is familiar with it, don’t like it and wishes it could be changed." -- copied

"An unwilling mind never wants for an excuse." -- Matthew Henry

"Those who clothe themselves in good deeds are well camouflaged." -- Jean Luc Picard

"...Aspiring poets may be common, but accomplished poets are rare. Those gifted souls who paint verbal portraits of sublime themes in memorable verse, captivating thought and energizing affection, are extraordinary blessings to the church of God."  -- Michael Gowens, from the Foreword Walking With God: A Collection of Poems by Ralph E. Harris

"We are amusing ourselves to death." -- Neil Postman

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