Friday, December 08, 2017

I always wanted to be, and other quotes

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"I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I should have been more specific." -- Lily Tomlin

"Faith is not jumping to conclusions; it is concluding to jump." -- Westlake T. Purkiser

"Unless you are simple in your sermons, you will never be understood, and unless you are understood you cannot do good to those who hear you." -- J. C. Ryle

"What you see and what you hear depends a great deal on where you are standing. It also depends on what sort of person you are." -- C. S. Lewis

"Forgiving is leaving justice to Jesus." -- Deborah Pegues

"The measure of a pulpit ministry isn’t its width, but its depth." -- Jaime Owens

"Marriage is a Grace is grace at work and grace in constant motion." -- LeRoy Wagner

"In 1859, Southern ports paid 75 percent of federal tariff revenue. However, the majority of the tariff revenue generated was spent on projects that benefited the North. Tariffs being a contributing cause of the Civil War is hardly ever mentioned. Using the abolition of slavery as an excuse for a war that took the lives of 620,000 Americans confers greater moral standing for the Union." -- Walter E. Williams

"With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts." -- Eleanor Roosevelt

"In prosperity our friends know us; in adversity we know our friends." -- John Churton Collins

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