Monday, August 27, 2018

Vanity is so anchored, and other quotes

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"Vanity is so anchored in the heart of man that ... those who write against it want to have the glory of having written well; and those who read it desire the glory of having read it." -- Blaise Pascal

"If you want to engage culture, be faithful in public." -- Trip Lee

"Waiting actually blesses, or God wouldn’t have you wait." -- Dickie Halbgewachs

"If the more we learn and glean from His word about His own identity in point of fact leads us down the correct and anchored path of our own identity, then it stands to reason we should root our time in learning more about Him." -- Philip Conley

"The grass is always greener where it’s been watered." -- Heard

"If you're playing a poker game and you look around the table and can't tell who the sucker is, it's you." -- Atributed to Paul Newman

"You can’t stop people from talking about you. You can stop giving them material to talk about." -- Heard

"When I use a word, it means just what I choose it to mean--neither more nor less." -- Humpty-Dumpty (Lewis Carroll, in Through the Looking Glass)

"Success is in being obedient to God." -- Attributed to Bill Faye

"For of all the sad words of tongue and pen,
The saddest are these: 'It might have been'."
-- John Greenleaf Whittier

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