Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Charity teaches us, and other quotes

"Charity teaches us to make the best we can of everybody, and to say nothing of those of whom we can say no good, especially when they are gone. Say nothing but good concerning the dead. We ought to deny ourselves the satisfaction of making personal reflections upon those who have been injurious to us." -- Matthew Henry

"You can pretend to care, but you can't pretend to show up. " -- usually credited to George L. Bell

"In a marriage combat is bad, but conflict can work for good." -- Greg Smalley

"If you chase two rabbits, you will not catch either one." -- Russian Proverb

"You cannot plow a field by simply turning it over in your mind." -- Unknown

"God’s omniscience is largely an incommunicable attribute." -- Doug Sayers

"A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it." -- George Augustus Moore, in The Brook Kerith

"If you don’t know where you’ve come from, you don’t know where you are." -- James Burke

"It’s nearly impossible to hear a spiritual preacher today. We have “seminaried” the spirit right out of them." -- Jess Alford

"The verbal contest over who is and is not privileged ironically takes place among people who are—all of them—the most privileged ever." -- Bart Barber

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