Monday, July 29, 2019

Things fall together, and other quotes

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"Sometimes things fall apart so that better things can fall together." -- attributed to Marilyn Monroe

"In our constitutional structure, our rule of upholding the law’s original meaning is reason enough to correct course." -- Clarence Thomas

"When faced with a demonstrably erroneous precedent, my rule is simple: We should not follow it."--  Clarence Thomas

"We come to the Lord as we are, but not to stay as we are." -- Richard Dowsett

"Sin exists, but does not exist outside of God’s control." -- Heard

"God uses imperfect people who are in imperfect situations to do His perfect will." -- Heard

"God uses imperfect people. That never excuses our imperfections." -- Heard

"The secret formula of the saints: When I am in the cellar of affliction, I look for the Lord’s choicest wines." -- Samuel Rutherford

“The author of Ecclesiastes has taught me that it is folly to suppose that you can plan life and master it, and you will get hurt if you try. You must acknowledge the sovereignty of God and leave the wisdom to him.” -- J. I. Packer

"[God] does not belong to the class of existing things: not that He has no existence, but that he is above all existing things, nay even above existence itself." -- John, of Damascus

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