Thursday, July 28, 2016

We judge other groups, and other quotes

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"Too often, we judge other groups by their worst examples while judging ourselves by our best intentions." -- George W. Bush

"The less we are willing to talk about evil, the more of it we get to see." -- Bart Barber

"The humblest citizen of all the land, when clad in the armor of a righteous cause, is stronger than all the hosts of error." -- William Jennings Bryan

"You may call me an agnostic, but I do not share the crusading spirit of the professional atheist whose fervor is mostly due to a painful act of liberation from the fetters of religious indoctrination received in youth. I prefer an attitude of humility corresponding to the weakness of our intellectual understanding of nature and of our being." -- Albert Einstein

"The Greek and Hebrew are the two eyes of a minister. Without them he cannot see for himself, but must pin his faith on other people's sleeves." -- Morgan Edwards

"If we [Christians] or they [Muslims] lose our freedom to worship, we will join the early Christians in the underground before we will join in help Baal worship." -- Charlotte Poteete

"How unspeakably wonderful to know that all our concerns are held in hands that bled for us." -- John Newton

"When dark clouds gather and those stormy waves sweep over you, just remember, He still walks on the water." -- Lamar Denby

"The US had two signs up at the border for last 50 yrs – One says 'no trespassing' and the other says 'help wanted'." -- Richard Land

"It’s tough to pastor the church you have and the church you want later all at the same time." -- William Thornton

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