Thursday, April 05, 2018

Not a square inch, and other quotes

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"There is not a square inch in the whole domain of our human existence over which Christ, who is Sovereign over all, does not cry, Mine!" -- Abraham Kuyper

"It isn’t bigoted to disagree, or to call sin “sin”." -- Mark L. Ward

"I find it ironic that after all this and we've seen so many different government failures, we want to trust the government even more." -- Kyle Kashuv

"I prefer to give a ‘pat on the back’ as a motivational tool, although sometimes the pat must be a little lower and a little harder." -- John Wooden

"Knowledge (curriculum) and behavior (pedagogy) are embedded in everyone’s core beliefs about the nature of God, humanity, and the world." -- Abraham Kuyper

"Give me 100 percent. You can’t make up for a poor effort today by giving 110 percent tomorrow. You don’t have 110 percent. You only have 100 percent, and that’s what I want from you right now." -- John Wooden

"The scandal of the evangelical mind is that there is not much of an evangelical mind." -- Mark Noll

"Our lives say much more about how we think than our books do. The theories we preach are not always the ones we actually believe. The theories we live are the ones we really believe." -- R. C. Sproul

"He who slings mud generally loses ground." -- Adlai Stevenson; Addendum: "When you sling mud at others, not only do you lose a lot of ground, you also get your hands dirty."

"Never get in a war of words with a man who has a barrel of ink." -- Copied

"The more you sweat in seeking peace, the less you bleed in fighting war." -- Chinese proverb

"If you can't be kind, at least be vague." -- Judith Martin (Miss Manners)

"Conflict isn't negative, it just is." -- Thomas Crum

“To keep your marriage brimming
With love in the loving cup,
Whenever you’re wrong, admit it; 
Whenever you’re right – shut up.” 
“A Word To Husbands,” by Ogden Nash

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