Sunday, November 13, 2016

A preacher ain't, and other quotes

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"A preacher ain't nothing but a man." -- Duncan McCranie

"Everyone gets hurt. We live in a broken world, and we all get cut by its jagged edges." -- Pete Alwinson

"We aren't your servants, gentleman. We are the servants of the Lord. There is quite a difference." -- D. W. Herring, to the Foreign Mission Board of the SBC, 1892

"The most successful evangelization in this province [Shandong, China] has been done without a single foreign built dwelling, chapel, or school, while avoiding a display of such parts of our civilization as offend the native taste." -- Martha Foster Crawford, 1883

"Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain – and most fools do." -- Benjamin Franklin

"An investment in knowledge pays the best interest." -- Benjamin Franklin

"I never discuss anything except politics and religion. There is nothing else to discuss...Nothing of importance can be separated entirely from its social effect, which is politics, or from its ultimate value, which is religion." -- G. K. Chesterton

"Never vote for any politician who got rich by being one." -- Harry S. Truman

"If you mothers through weakness bring up your sons to be selfish and to think only of themselves, you will be responsible for much sadness among the women who are to be their wives in the future..." -- Theodore Roosevelt

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